Working closely with the National Park Service and the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the Student Conservation Association (SCA) has developed paid internships aimed at providing students with the mentorship and hands-on experience needed for the 21st century workforce.
Internships are found in a wide variety of fields–education, historical preservation, resource management, visitor service, and many others–but they all have one thing in common: they promote social, personal, and academic development, and pave the way for professional success.
Ideal candidates are:
- US citizens or permanent residents
- Undergraduate or graduate students during the 2016-2017 academic year who self-identify as being from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds
- Available for a 12-week summer internship
- Open-minded, with an adventurous spirit
- Not necessarily experienced in conservation, but eager to learn more – all majors are welcome
Interested students can learn more at:
National Park Service Academy http://www.thesca.org/serve/program/nps-academy
US Fish and Wildlife Service Career Discovery Internship Program http://www.thesca.org/cdip
Targeted at first & second year students
Students participating in either of these programs will have their SCA application fee waived. Ask your students to email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know they are applying and request a fee waiver.
Application review is currently underway! Candidates are encouraged to apply by February 1st, but applications will continue to be reviewed until all positions have been filled.
For more information about SCA or to search our other internship and program opportunities, please visit our website at www.thesca.org.