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Four years ago, I was completing a six-month hitch as a Student Conservation Association intern in the Forest Service's Alaska Regional Office in Juneau. Today, I'm the partnership coordinator for the Tongass National Forest in Ketchikan, Alaska - and I have the honor of hiring SCA interns to come work for me in the nation's largest national forest.
I'm proud to be able to call myself a success story that illustrates the lasting value of our agency's partnership with the SCA, and I believe it's my responsibility to help the next generation of conservation leaders turn internships into careers.
My experience as an SCA intern ended four years ago, but that six-month hitch with the Forest Service's Alaska Regional Office in Juneau only began my career in conservation. I turned my outstanding SCA experience into a new mission in life, a partially-funded master's degree, and a career position with the Forest Service. Today, I'm hiring SCA interns in my job as partnership coordinator for the Tongass National Forest in Ketchikan — providing oversight and support for volunteer,…Continue