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Internships

Welcome! 

Below you will find the most up-to-date listing for Southwest Conservation Corps Individual Placement Program. We are always adding new internship opportunities here, so keep checking back! Once internships have been filled, they will be deleted from this page. Good luck!


 

Individual Placements 

Four Corners- Durango

Four Corners: Surveying Technician 

Approximate Dates: June 5 - November 10      Application Deadline: May 14th, 2017

Living Stipend: $560 per week, plus a $2,880 Segal Education Award  upon completion

(Term dates flexible per applicant) 

Put your field methods skills to the test with the BLM in Durango. Working out of the Public Lands Centers you will spend your days out in the field collecting data and collecting records of corner moves and ties to accessories. Three individual will have this amazing opportunity to hone their skills as a surveyor. Apply now!

 

Los Valles- Salida

Los Valles: Realty Specialist, BLM- Royal Gorge Field Office 

Approximate Dates: June 26 - Dec      Application Deadline: still taking applications!

Living Stipend: $508.69 per week, plus a $2,800 Segal Education Award  upon completion

You are the kind of person who notices the smallest details. Someone who loves public lands and wants to see their multiple uses respected.  You are ready for to start your career in natural resources realty.

Learn more about the position and apply!

 

Ancestral Lands

 

Ancestral Lands: Visual Information Intern - Fort Laramie

Approximate Dates: July 3-  Late December       Application Deadline: June 26

Living Stipend: $400  per week, plus a $2,887 Segal Education Award  upon completion

Do you have a knack for communicating complex historical events?  Can you see yourself writing and creating visual materials to better educate the public about the history of Fort Laramie?  Then this is the internship for you. Learn more about the position and apply, click here!

Ancestral Lands: Biological Science Technician - Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Approximate Dates: June 26 - September 15         Application Deadline: May 14th, 2017

Living Stipend: $400  per week, plus a $1,221 Segal Education Award  upon completion

Spend your summer boating on Lake Powell in order to remove Ravenna grass and Russian olive. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is offering a special opportunity for Hualapai  to learn from recreation specialists and gain the skills necessary for their careers!  Kick start your future, apply now!?

Ancestral Lands: Archaeology Technician, Gila National Forest 

Approximate Dates: May 29 - August 18           Application Deadline: April 26th, 2017

Living Stipend: $400  per week, plus a $1,221 Segal Education Award  upon completion

 The Ancestral Lands program of the Southwest Conservation Corps has teamed up with Gila National Forest to find three aspiring archaeologist to help survey Gila National Forest. This program will develop your field skills, hone your eye for artifacts, and get you ready for your career as a professional archaeologist, steward, and protector of our land.  Learn more and apply now!!

 

Small Teams 

Crew Leader- Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) - Albuquerque

Approximate Dates: July 3- Dec 22 (23 weeks) (paid)

Wages: $600-680 DOE per week

Application Deadline: until filled

1 Positions Available

Interns will work in a crew of 3 people (one crew lead and two technicians) to monitor land health on National Monument lands, vegetation treatments, rangeland allotments, or reference areas. Participants will manage all aspects of vegetation monitoring using the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) methodology. Apply Now

Dolores River Restoration Strike Team Member 

Approximate Dates: Sept 11- Dec 8 (13 weeks) (paid)

Wages: $400 per week, plus a $1,527 AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion

Application Deadline: August 21st or until filled

2 Positions Available

The Strike Team will typically work four, 10 hour days per week. As part of the Dolores River Restoration Partnership, this team of 3 people will help ensure continued progress of restoration sites along the Dolores River. Project work will consist of treatment of herbaceous weeds and tamarisk retreatment at multiple sites along the riparian corridor. The intern will learn or review the hands-on details of herbicide application with support from the BLM and Field Supervisor. Ready to spend your fall along one of Colorado’s most scenic rivers and get rid of some invasives while you’re at it? Apply Now