Positions

SCA internships are posted as they become available, so keep checking back to find the SCA position that is the best fit for you. Summer internships will typically start to be posted around December-January. Positions listed here have not yet filled and positions are taken down from the database once they are filled.
Positions in this search are for 18 and older. If you are under 18, please visit our Crew page

E.g., 2017-01-17
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Exotic Plant Team Intern

Starts May 22, 2017 • Prince William Forest Park, Triangle, VA

You will identify and inventory non-native and native plant species, eradicate the invasive species through mechanical and chemical treatment, survey invasive plant sites with a GPS unit. Develop maps using GIS and database software.

Aquatic Invasive Species Education and Watercraft Inspection Interns

Starts May 15, 2017 • Umpqua National Forest, Idleyld Park, OR

Come enjoy the Land of Thundering Waters, work as an Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) ntern for the Umpqua National Forest, Diamond Lake Ranger District!

Native Trout Conservation Intern

Starts May 22, 2017 • Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone National Park, WY

Native Trout Conservation Internship available at Yellowstone National Park. Work side-by-side with park biologists with goals aimed at preserving and restoring cutthroat trout to the park`s pristine watersheds.

Wildlife Intern

Starts May 15, 2017 • Shenandoah National Park, Luray, VA

Spend a season in a National Park! This position will focus on forest pest management/monitoring, assisting with peregrine falcon restoration, and nuisance wildlife management.

Wilderness Ranger Intern

Starts June 5, 2017 • Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, North Bend, WA

Spend your summer exploring and stewarding the wilderness of Washington’s Central Cascade Mountains. Wilderness rangers on the Snoqualmie Ranger District, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

Field Technician Intern

Starts June 5, 2017 • National Ecological Observatory Network, Fairbanks, AK

Gain valuable field experience with the National Ecological Observatory Network by working in Interior and Arctic Alaska as a Field Technician intern!

Backcountry Steward - Central Adirondack Forest Preserve

Starts May 21, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Northville, NY

In this internship you will patrol the backcountry by foot to monitor public use and prevent potential impacts to natural resources.

Native Trout Conservation Intern

Starts August 14, 2017 • Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone National Park, WY

Native Trout Conservation Internship available at Yellowstone National Park. Work side-by-side with park biologists with goals aimed at preserving and restoring cutthroat trout to the park`s pristine watersheds.

Trail Coordinator Intern

Starts April 24, 2017 • Catoctin Mountain Park, Thurmont, MD

Trails Coordinator for Catoctin Mountain Park, a unit of the National Park Service. This is a 30 week position through the Student Conservation Association (SCA) starting approximately April, 2017 and going to approximately October, 2017.

Environmental Education Program Assistant

Starts April 17, 2017 • Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge, Fairbanks, AK

This interdisciplinary position offers the opportunity to coordinate and plan two remote science camps in Interior Alaska. The intern will gain knowledge about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Refuge System and experience working with various partners.

Environmental Educator

Starts April 30, 2017 • Fairbanks Alaska Public Lands Information Center, Fairbanks, AK

Collaborate with others to provide environmental education programs and services in visitor center and remote field settings in interior and northern Alaska.

Raptor Intern

Starts May 21, 2017 • Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME

Acadia National Park is seeking a person who is passionate about birds and wants to promote the importance
of avian conservation with the public. This position offers a blend of public education and resource monitoring
to help protect nesting population

Avian Monitoring Internship

Starts May 1, 2017 • Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone National Park, WY

Interns will monitor a variety of bird species in Yellowstone National Park; work will focus primarily on nesting Trumpeter Swans and Common Loons but may also include raptors and grassland and old-growth forest songbird populations.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Lows Lake

Starts May 21, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Potsdam, NY

Backcountry Steward Internship-Lows Lake. In this internship you will access the backcountry by foot or canoe to monitor public use and prevent potential impacts to natural resources.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Cranberry Lake

Starts May 21, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Potsdam, NY

Backcountry Steward-Cranberry Lake. In this internship you will access the backcountry by foot or canoe, and camp overnight in the area to monitor public use and prevent potential impacts to natural resources.

Biological Survey Internship

Starts May 22, 2017 • Silvio O. Conte National Fish & Wildlife Refuge, Sunderland, MA

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service internship – conduct road-stream crossing and fish assessments on National Wildlife Refuges in the northeast

Interpretation & Visitor Services Intern

Starts April 30, 2017 • Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Copper Center, AK

Join us in working in America’s largest national park as a visitor services and interpretation intern!

Interpretive/Education Intern

Starts February 5, 2017 • John Muir National Historic Site, Martinez, CA

Interpretive/Educational Intern at John Muir National Historic Site and Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historic Park. work with a dynamic team of National Park Rangers in presenting public programs.

Backcountry Steward - Central Adirondack Forest Preserve

Starts May 21, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Indian Lake, NY

In this internship you will patrol the frontcountry by motor vehicle and access the backcountry by foot to monitor public use and prevent potential impacts to natural resources.

Trail Maintenance Adirondacks Team

Starts May 21, 2017 • SCA New York Corps, Long Lake, NY

Deliver Critical Conservation Service to the land at Adirondack Park.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Whitney Wilderness

Starts May 21, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Long Lake, NY

Spend the summer canoeing and talking to campers in order to protect the beautiful waters and setting of the Whitney Wilderness Area.

Backcountry Steward Internship-St Regis Canoe Area

Starts May 21, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Ray Brook, NY

Spend the summer canoeing and talking to campers in order to protect the beautiful waters and wilderness setting of the Saint Regis Canoe Area.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Wilcox Lake Wild Forest

Starts May 21, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Warrensburg, NY

The Wilcox Lake Wild Forest backcountry steward will hone valuable outdoors skills while contributing to the protection and utilization of the incredible wild areas that inspired the federal Wilderness Act.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Siamese Ponds Wilderness

Starts May 21, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Warrensburg, NY

The Siamese Ponds Wilderness backcountry steward will hone valuable outdoors skills while contributing to the protection and utilization of the incredible wild areas that inspired the federal Wilderness Act.

Remote Backcountry Visitor Use Intern

Starts May 22, 2017 • Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve, Bettles, AK

Park Ranger Internship in Interior Alaska!

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