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 Alannah Johnson on May 5, 2014 at 11:39am

Hello everyone! I'm Alannah, is anyone else going to be interning in Juneau, Alaska  (Tongass National Forest area) this summer? I will be interning in the area starting the end of May. I'd love to meet some new SCA folks! :)

Comment by Matt DiStasio on May 5, 2014 at 10:42am

Im in Bozeman so I'm down for any Yellowstone/Teton area meetups as well!!

Comment by Gabriella Odusanya on May 1, 2014 at 5:16pm

@Andriana I'll be in Colter Bay at the Grand Tetons :) I'm doing NPS Acadmey and I know there are going to be a ton of people at both the Tetons and Yellowstone. Definitely on board for that meet up!

Comment by Geoffrey Havens on May 1, 2014 at 4:39pm

@Sam Haumesser - Hey Sam, you wouldn't happen to be working at the Quake Lake Visitor Center this summer, would you? 

I did my internship with the SCA on the Gallatin NF three years back and really enjoyed the area. 

Comment by Kaitlyn Clark on May 1, 2014 at 2:02pm

@Lindsay Jones - My internship lasts from June 1st to July 20th.

Comment by Lindsay Jones on May 1, 2014 at 1:25pm

@Kaitlyn Clark - my internship is out of Concord, NH, only an hour or two away! Fairly close to the Boston area, too.

Comment by Kaitlyn Clark on April 23, 2014 at 3:56pm

Will anyone else be in Cornish, NH at the Saint Gaudens National Historic Site?

Comment by Sunday Thuok on April 22, 2014 at 1:07pm

@Alicia Chuney I'll be at the Boston National Historical Park this summer!

Comment by Jessica Harshbarger on April 17, 2014 at 9:58pm

@Andriana - I'll be about an hour outside of Yellowstone in Ennis MT!

Comment by Alex Bowman on April 17, 2014 at 9:53pm

@Adriana - I won't be in Yellowstone but I'll be a few hours away in the Bighorn Mountains. I know there are gonna be two other interns out there with me... where are you?


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