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., 2016-02-10

Water Safety Interpreter Intern(Fluent in Spanish)

Starts May 23, 2016 • Gateway National Recreation Area, Fort Hancock, NJ

Provide informal interpretation and education on water safety to non English speaking visitors who are using non-guarded beaches on Sandy Hook.
Intern is required to be fluent in Spanish.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Catskill Park Region 3

Starts May 22, 2016 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, New Paltz, NY

The Catskill Forest Preserve Back-Country Steward Position would be a great opportunity to gain hands on work skills while also experiencing the recreation opportunities of the beautiful Catskill Mountains of Upstate New York.

Trail Maintenance Adirondacks Team

Starts May 22, 2016 • SCA New York Corps, Long Lake, NY

Deliver Critical Conservation Service to the land at Adirondack Park.

Park Guide Interpretation Intern

Starts March 6, 2016 • Hovenweep National Monument, Cortez, CO

Join our team and share the story of an amazing culture with visitors from all over the world. Staff a visitor center, patrol ruins, and present interpretive programs. We’d love to have enthusiastic and dedicated people spend the summer with us!

Interpretation Intern

Starts May 9, 2016 • Big Hole National Battlefield, Wisdom, MT

Provide visitors with orientation information at Visitors Center at Big Hole National Battlefield. Eventually, provide interpretive programs and tours, as well.

Recreation Use Surveyer

Starts May 23, 2016 • Tongass National Forest, Sitka, AK

Recreation Internship to conduct visitor use monitoring. Secondary duties include trail, cabin and campground maintenance. Must be comfortable working and camping in brown bear habitat.

Park Guide

Starts March 13, 2016 • Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Plains, GA

Jimmy Carter National Historic Site is seeking two Park Guide interns to perform interpretative duties and assist the Interpretative Division with special projects.

Waterbird Intern

Starts May 9, 2016 • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Wachapreague, VA

Waterbird Intern- Barrier Islands of Virginia

Fisheries Technician

Starts May 23, 2016 • Glenallen Field Office, Glennallen, AK

Fisheries Intern in remote Alaska

Archaeology Intern

Starts May 23, 2016 • Glenallen Field Office, Glennallen, AK

Archaeology in Alaska! Come assist permanent and seasonal BLM staff in conducting cultural resource management tasks, including archaeological surveys, site recording, mapping grade GPS recording, and site protection efforts.

Trail Crew Internship

Starts May 31, 2016 • Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan, WY

Bighorn National Forest wilderness and frontcountry trail crew opportunity.

Invasive Plant Control Travel Team Technician

Starts May 1, 2016 • Invasive Plant Control Inc., Nashville, TN

IPC Invasive Plant Strike Team Intern

Backcountry Trail Intern

Starts May 21, 2016 • Maine Appalachian Trail Club, Garland, ME

Join the Maine Trail Crew and work and live in some of the wildest places left in the Eastern United States.

Prairie Restoration Technician Intern

Starts April 25, 2016 • The Nature Conservancy Minnesota, Cushing, MN

Be a part of a team working to restore native prairie in central Minnesota. Learn prairie plant identification, prairie ecology and restoration techniques. This team will work in central Minnesota on Nature Conservancy and partner lands.

Curatorial Fellow Intern

Starts May 9, 2016 • Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, NH

Join the Curatorial staff at New Hampshire’s only National Park. Develop skills in collections management. Assist staff and mentor junior interns with various duties, including annual reports, cataloging, exhibit preparation and museum housekeeping.

2016 Eldorado NF Corps Team

Starts March 28, 2016 • Eldorado National Forest, Georgetown, CA

Looking for adventure in the Sierra Nevada Mountains? Join SCA’s Eldorado National Forest Corps Team and explore the Sierras while completing challenging trail work projects!

Visitor Services (Environmental Education Intern)

Starts May 23, 2016 • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Chincoteague, VA

Interns harness the power of imagination, interpretation, environmental education, and social media to reach multiple audiences; inspire refuge visitors; and increase their enjoyment and understanding of wildlife refuges.

USACE Rivers Project CorpsTeam 2016

Starts May 16, 2016 • USACE (Army Corps of Engineers), West Alton, MO

Join a 5 month SCA Corps Team working on Riparian Area Management along the Mississippi River. Members will be provided housing and various SCA training such as Wilderness 1st Aid, Chainsaw certification, and Herbicide Application.

Physical Science Technician

Starts March 7, 2016 • Mammoth Cave National Park, Mammoth Cave, KY

Physical Science Technician Intern at Mammoth Cave National Park. The primary responsibilities include
assisting in operating and maintaining the Mammoth Cave National Park air quality station, climate monitoring
stations, and cave meteorology stations.

Backcountry Steward - Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area

Starts May 22, 2016 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Warrensburg, NY

In this position you will access the backcountry by foot and camp overnight in the areas assigned to monitor public use and prevent potential impacts to natural resources.

Backcountry Steward - Central Adirondack Forest Preserve

Starts May 22, 2016 • 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.

Backcountry Steward Internship-High Peaks 5 (24 week)

Starts May 22, 2016 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Ray Brook, NY

In this internship you will access the backcountry by foot, or canoe to perform all aspects of trail work to help protect natural resources. This will require camping overnight in the areas assigned at various times throughout the season.

Backcountry Steward - Central Adirondack Forest Preserve

Starts May 22, 2016 • 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.

Backcountry Steward Internship-High Peaks 3 (24 week)

Starts May 22, 2016 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Ray Brook, NY

In this internship you will access the backcountry by foot, or canoe to perform all aspects of trail work to help
protect natural resources. This will require camping overnight in the areas assigned at various times
throughout the season.

Backcountry Steward Intern - Independence River Wild Forest

Starts May 22, 2016 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Lowville, NY

In this internship you will access the NW Adirondack backcountry by vehicle, foot, or canoe/kayak and occasionally camp overnight while monitoring public use, impacts to natural resources, and taking inventory/maintaining facilities.

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