SCA Interns in Alaska

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SCA Interns in Alaska

This is a group for SCA interns who have or who are currently working in Alaska as an intern! My name is Russ, and I'm a few weeks into my fourth SCA internship at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park in Skagway, Alaska! Join up to share your experiences or ask questions about the land of the midnight sun!

Location: Alaska
Members: 33
Latest Activity: May 9

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Current AK Interns

Started by Georgia Lucas. Last reply by Paul Russell Oct 13, 2015. 1 Reply

Hey there. I'm just sitting here in Homer, AK at the Alaska Maritime NWR and it occurred to me that there might actually be other interns out there in fog. Let's start a thread of current interns so…Continue

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Comment by Monika Decker on May 30, 2015 at 3:55pm

Hey Cody! Are you still in Seward? 

My roommate and I are SCAs for the KFNP! I've been in Seward since April, she just got here two weeks ago. 

Comment by Cody Mitchell on May 21, 2015 at 6:14pm

Hi everyone! I'm a little late in finding this group, as my internship is actually coming to an end. I've been serving since February as an education intern/specialist at the SeaLife Center in Seward, AK. 

Comment by Jaclyn Bernstein on May 6, 2015 at 3:09pm

Hi everybody! I'm going to be serving Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park in Skagway, Alaska. It's my first position with the SCA, and I have a couple questions for anyone who's served there before. 

Do I need to bring a tent to hike the Chilkoot Trail, or does the site have one that volunteers can borrow? Does the house's kitchen have basic cookware, or should I bring some? Is there any specific gear you recommend interns bring besides the uniform and obvious necessities?

Thanks! 

Comment by Travis Mason-Bushman on April 5, 2015 at 10:13pm

Hello everyone! I'm the partnership coordinator for the Tongass National Forest and a proud SCA alumnus, having served in the Forest Service's Alaska Regional Office in the winter of 2010-11. My duties include providing support and oversight for volunteer and service programs across the Tongass, including SCAs If you're an SCA intern currently serving on the Tongass, don't hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns - or great stories!

I'm also happy to talk with any SCA intern about strategies for making the jump from intern to career employee. It's never easy and there are no guarantees, but there's a very good reason that you'll find SCA alums everywhere in land management agencies. 

Comment by Russ Aguilar on May 27, 2014 at 7:11pm

Woo 2 members!

 

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