All Blog Posts Tagged 'AmeriCorps' (3)

Getting the most of it

So what are some of the ways we can make the most of our experience?

I know most of the SCA internships do offer training. I my case it will be nice to learn other things. I have spent the last 5 years in three different degree programs. I obtained my Bachelors of Science in Business with a concentration in Environmental Sustainability. I am now a junior in a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science with a concentration in Biological Science while also starting…


Added by Christopher Nova Smith on February 18, 2015 at 3:00am — No Comments

Celebrating AmeriCorps Week and a Shared History

SCA and AmeriCorps share a common history: President Roosevelt’s Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). During the Great Depression the CCC provided opportunities for unemployed young men to engage in meaningful work, mostly on conservation projects in the nation’s public lands.

In the 1950’s SCA’s founder, Elizabeth Cushman, modeled the original student conservation corps on the CCC, based on the idea that the hard work of young people could solve some of the most critical challenges…


Added by Kate Hagner on March 13, 2013 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Introducing SCA Office Hours - Find answers to your questions in the main chat room

ANNOUNCING: SCA online office hours, every Friday in's main chat room.

Have questions about SCA programs in your region, the overall SCA experience, or the SCA application process? Head to's main chat room any Friday. SCA recruiters from all over the US will be there from 9 to 5 EST to get you the info you're looking for.

SCA Office Hours Schedule


Fridays, 9AM - 12PM EST, 1PM - 5PM…


Added by Joe Thurston on August 24, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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