Conservation Interns


Conservation Interns

A place for all past, present, and future Conservation Interns to connect, share their stories, and support one another as we work in service to the land.

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Latest Activity: Jul 24

Discussion Forum

Moving Across the Country

Started by Samantha Pepe. Last reply by Max Haughin Jul 8. 1 Reply

Hey guys! I've accepted a position in southern Arizona, meaning I'll be moving there from New York this August. Does anyone have any experience doing a similar move? I have a few obstacles that prevent me from simpy loading up in my car and…Continue

Tags: New York, arizona, road trip, moving

Shorebird Interns

Started by Deane heinzer Apr 23, 2019. 0 Replies

I will be serving at the Gateway National Recreation Area Sandy Hook Unit for the Shorebird Internship starting in May. I was wondering if anyone else here is going to be doing that one? Can't wait to meet you when I get there!Continue

Anyone going to Anchorage this summer?

Started by Nicholas James Storey Mar 15, 2018. 0 Replies

I'm going to Anchorage for a fire ecology internship around the beginning of May. I'm wondering if there are any people also going there this summer and if you'd be down to meet up on days off and hang out!Continue

Anyone in Philly?

Started by Miriam Akervall. Last reply by Miriam Akervall Apr 24, 2017. 8 Replies

I just started my post in Philadelphia with the National Parks Service. Is anyone else in the area? Any tips on meeting likeminded crunchy souls in a new city?Continue

Tags: NPS, Philadelphia, PA, Intern

Alumni Ambassador Webinar being held Wednesday, 10/15/14 at 7 pm eastern

Started by Emily Poore. Last reply by Christopher Nova Smith Jul 12, 2015. 3 Replies

Love your SCA experience? Interested in spreading the word, but not sure how? Join SCA recruiting staff and alumni for a 30 minute webinar full of tips & tricks for sharing your SCA story with others.  The webinar will be held …Continue


Started by Rob Terry. Last reply by Christopher Nova Smith May 9, 2015. 9 Replies

Anyone have pictures from their internship that they would be willing to post? It would be great to see what folks are up to.Continue

Tags: #interns

Packing? Share your tips and ideas! :)

Started by Rachael Scott. Last reply by Vanessa Armentrout Apr 19, 2015. 1 Reply

Hello Conservation Interns!I've started gathering items for my internship this summer. I'm going to be in coastal Maine doing Visitor Services stuff, bonfire talks, and working with shorebirds. What are you guys packing, is there any gear I should…Continue

Tags: ready, gear, getting, preparing, travel

What to bring?

Started by Jesse Brad Caney Jan 10, 2015. 0 Replies

This is my first assignment with SCA, I'm going to be in South Carolina as a fire intern. I'll be gone for about three months, what is it that you've forgotten to bring that you wish you had brought? I'm trying to prepare best I can!Continue

Food stockpiling tips?

Started by Alex Bowman. Last reply by sιɛnnα schɛιd May 27, 2014. 3 Replies

Hey all,So my position this summer is in a location with limited access to food, which is even more limited for me because of my vegan diet. I was wondering if anyone had experience or tips on stockpiling food to last a few months for a position in…Continue

Tags: wilderness, internship, food, vegan

Where did you serve?

Started by Trina Van Schyndel. Last reply by Russ Aguilar May 14, 2014. 9 Replies

I am fortunate to have served back when SCA was low-tech (paper applications!), and had the purple and yellow eagle logo, AND to have served several times since then. It's been amazing to see the great steps SCA has taken as a leader in the field of…Continue

Tags: Intern, service, location, conservation

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Comment by Emily Poore on September 23, 2014 at 8:46am

Check out the SCA-Search Project for tips on making the most of your internship.  If your internship has already ended, there are also some great job search resources there.

Comment by Carolyn Huntley on July 23, 2014 at 4:11pm

Anyone in the Atlanta area? I start there in just a few days!

Comment by Matt DiStasio on June 9, 2014 at 2:45pm

Anybody in the Yellowstone/Southwest MT region want to meet up for a hike in the park sometime in the next coming weekends?

Comment by Melissa Joy Camp on May 27, 2014 at 2:18pm

I will be in Little Bighorn National Battlefield Monument in MT. I would love to meet up as well!

Comment by Alicia Little on May 27, 2014 at 2:15pm

Glad to see loads of other folks who are gonna be in the WY/MT area! I'll be on the western side of Yellowstone Lake in WY.

Comment by Riley Hays on May 27, 2014 at 2:13pm

@Aurelia Casey - I'm in Delaware about two hours from the city!

Comment by Sarah Martinez on May 27, 2014 at 2:08pm

I'll be in Montana, as well, but a bit far from Bozemann at Glacier National Park! 

Comment by Aurelia Casey on May 27, 2014 at 1:51pm

hey guys. i'll be at the hudson river park trust in nyc. anyone else?

Comment by sιɛnnα schɛιd on May 27, 2014 at 1:49pm

I'm going to be in the Gallatin near Bozeman! I'd love to group up with the MT/WY crew for some fun!

Comment by Aidan McKinney on May 7, 2014 at 3:09pm

Hey everyone! Is anyone else interning near Lincoln National Forest in New Mexico?


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