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., 2016-02-06

Park Guide

Starts February 22, 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

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.

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!

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.

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 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.

Backcountry Steward Internship-High Peaks 2 (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 Internship-Lake Ontario Dunes

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

In this internship you will access the backcountry by foot or canoe along the fragile dune system on the eastern shores of Lake Ontario. Duties include: educating the public on the importance of the dune system and protection of the natural resources.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Siamese Ponds

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

In this internship 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 Internship-Lows Lake

Starts May 22, 2016 • 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-Whitney Wilderness

Starts May 22, 2016 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Ray Brook, 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 - Essex Chain Lakes Primitive Area

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

Access the backcountry by foot, canoe, and bicycle and camp overnight to monitor public use and prevent potential impacts to natural resources.

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.

Shorebird Intern

Starts April 18, 2016 • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Chincoteague Island, VA

Shorebird Internship

Biological Intern - Summer

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

Shorebird Internship

Stewardship and Burn Crew Member

Starts April 4, 2016 • The Nature Conservancy Minnesota, Cushing, MN

Be part of a seasonal stewardship crew that will restore habitats and rare plants/animals using prescribed burning and other land management strategies. This crew works in central and Southeastern MN on many different nature preserves and public lands.

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