Alternative Spring Break

2014 HeART This City ProgramsFor the last 7 years, SCA and American Eagle Outfitters have hosted Alternative Spring Break service projects in many iconic National Parks. More than 700  students have contributed 23,000 hours of service – planti ...

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Aramark Sustainability Internships

From 2010 through 2013 SCA has teamed up with ARAMARK – a leader in food services and facilities management – to offer a broad spectrum of hands-on sustainability internships at universities, K-12 schools, businesses, hospitals, sports stadi ...

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Baltimore, MD

Baltimore Conservation Leadership Corps (BCLC)SCA fielded its first community conservation program in Baltimore in 2007, partnering with Civic Works, a local community nonprofit, and Johnson Controls, Inc. Since that first year, 30 or more high schoo ...

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Boston, MA

In 2008 SCA fielded the Boston Community program, partnering with the Franklin Park Coalition and the Emerald Necklace Conservancy. In 2009 we continue to expand our footprint into Boston Parks by partnering with the Boston Parks Urban Wild division ...

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SCA Chicago

The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces at various location ...

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Connecticut

SCA began programming in Connecticut in 2008 with community crews in Stamford.  Since then the program has expanded to reach a number of cities in the state.  Over summer 2013, the SCA Connecticut Community Program ran crews in Stamford, Gr ...

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SCA Houston

The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces at various locations ac ...

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SCA New Jersey

The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces at various location ...

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SCA New York City

The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces at various locations ac ...

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SCA Seattle

Serving the Pacific Northwest The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community g ...

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SCA Pittsburgh

The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces at various locations ac ...

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SCA San Francisco Bay Area

The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces at various location ...

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SCA Washington, D.C.

Serving D.C., Maryland and Virginia The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and comm ...

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Adirondack AmeriCorps Program

Program Dates: ADK Corps Late May – Early October Number of members: 24 ADK Winter Corps Mid October – Mid March Number of members: 4 The SCA Adirondack AmeriCorps Program is a partnership between the Student Conservation Association, ...

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Hudson Valley Corps

Hudson Valley AmeriCorps ProgramBegin or update your SCA applicationProgram Dates:Jan – Nov (10 month)Number of members:45Application Review Begins:Sept (10 month)Created in 1999, the Hudson Valley AmeriCorps Program is dedicated to recognizing, pr ...

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SCA Massachusetts Conservation Corps

The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces across the country. A ...

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SCA New Hampshire

The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces across the country. A ...

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Idaho Corps

  The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community gr ...

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Desert Restoration Corps

For the last decade, members of SCA’s Desert Restoration Corps have monitored, preserved, and repaired fragile habitat in the Mojave and Colorado Deserts of Southern California.The DRC is one of SCA’s most challenging programs. Members should be ...

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Native Plant Corps

Native Plant CorpsTeams conduct exotic invasive plant mapping and removal using a variety of techniques, and restore native plant communities. Members collect and enter data, and assist with invasive species mapping utilizing technology such as GIS.T ...

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Fire Corps

Created in 2001, SCA Fire Corps began as the Fire Education Corps in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and National Park Service.  Teams across the country worked in education and prevention of fire in com ...

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Youth

18 and Under

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Trail Corps

SCA Trails Corps do the dirty work. Steeped in the rich tradition of wilderness trail workers, teams of SCA corps members construct, repair, maintain, and restore access corridors across the country. Trails teams also survey trail locations and condi ...

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Tongass Fisheries Survey Team

The Tongass NF Fisheries Survey Team is a 12-week program engaging one project leader and two interns to assist with the Twelvemile Creek Smolt Monitoring Project coordinated by the Forest Service.The team plays a critical role in all aspects of this ...

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River and Trail Towns Outreach Corps

The Trail Town Outreach Corps (TTOC) was developed in 2009 to give young people hands-on sustainability experience promoting community revitalization, conservation, tourism, and recreation along the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) trail. The& ...

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Alaska Regional Crews

  What is a Regional Crew? SCA members work on crews of 8 members with 2 professional crew leaders. Crews are located throughout the state. Members camp in tents, cook meals together, and fully participate in team activities throughout t ...

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Veterans HistoriCorps

Start your internship application here and email recruiting@thesca.org with your interest.The Veterans HistoriCorps program is a new pilot program and partnership among SCA, HistoriCorps, and the National Forest Service, engaging teams of military ve ...

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Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program (CRDIP)

National Park Service Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program (CRDIP)CRDIP is an innovative, experiential learning program designed to introduce undergraduate and graduate students from under-represented communities to career opportunities wi ...

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Community Volunteer Ambassadors

In recognition of the 100th Birthday of the National Park Service, 100 SCA members nationwide led the effort to connect people to their national parks and public lands as SCA Community Volunteer Ambassadors (formerly known as Centennial Volunteer Amb ...

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Career Discovery Internship Program

Career Discovery Internship Program Founded in 2008, the Career Discovery Internship Program provides paid summer internships for college students interested in wildlife careers through a partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. ...

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Excelsior Conservation Corps

Excelsior Conservation Corps APPLY TODAY! Program Dates: May 22, 2022 to December 16, 2022  Number of members: 18 SCA's application fee is waived for this program.                   &nb ...

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Join The Nature Conservancy’s GLOBE Program

SCA is partnering with The Nature Conservancy’s Growing Leaders On Behalf of the Environment (GLOBE) Program to offer students summer internships working for one of the field’s top organizations. If you are interested in starting a career in ...

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Alaska Corps Teams

Program Dates: May – August/September Number of members: 9 teams of 4 members + leader Application Review Begins: January - March Alaska Corps Program currently has two types of teams: Trail Crews and Female Fire Teams. T ...

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New York State Natural Resource Internship Steward Program

The New York State Natural Resource Steward Internship Program is a collaboration between the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Each year, 26 Stewards are placed at the most ...

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Davey Tree Opportunities

SCA and Davey Tree Expert Company are expanding our innovative career training collaboration and fielding nearly 100 tree care and grounds maintenance positions in 2016.These seasonal employment opportunities run for six-months, and are available in ...

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Long Island, NY

Sagamore Hill National Historic SiteOyster Bay Long IslandDates:7/5/16-8/2/16 Serve at the  historic home of our 26th President Teddy Roosevelt!  Earn up to $1,260 Total Projects will include: trail maintenance and restoration as ...

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Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps

The Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps (PAOC) is a training program administered by the SCA in direct cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resource (DCNR). The Outdoor Corps offers paid work experience, skills training ...

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SCA New York State Programs

The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces at various locations ac ...

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Historic Preservation in Public Lands

Are you looking for the opportunity to learn hands-on preservation skills while building your professional resume and serving in State and National Parks? The 2023 Historic Preservation Corps is a unique program based in Massachusetts that offers ...

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SCA GulfCorps Conservation Crew

The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces at various location ...

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SCA Atlanta

The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces at various locations ac ...

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SCA Cleveland

The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces at various locations ...

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Maryland Veterans Conservation Corps

The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces at various locations ac ...

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Maryland Conservation Jobs Corps

INTRODUCTIONThe CJC program is a six-week employment opportunity through which Members receive marketable conservation work experience and the opportunity to network with professionals who are actively working in the field. Crews consist of 3-5 Membe ...

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Maryland Corps

The SCA has partnered with the Maryland Park Service to support the delivery of two vital statewide corps programs; the Maryland Conservation Jobs Corps, and the Maryland Veterans Conservation Corps, respectively engaging youth and military veterans ...

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Visitor Use Survey Corps

The Army Corps of Engineers Visitor Use Survey Program (ACE VUS) is an SCA partnership that provides members a valuable and enjoyable opportunity to help the Army Corps of Engineers monitor the use of its beautiful recreational sites across the count ...

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