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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 

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!!

 

Ancestral Lands: Native Youth Programs Community Engagement Intern 

Approximate Dates: June 19 - Nov 24          Application Deadline: April 28th, 2017

Living Stipend: $575  per week, plus a $2,880 Segal Education Award  upon completion

Are you already an organizer for your tribal community? Is your dream working to connect Native youth with National Parks and public land, by providing more opportunities for engagement? Then we have the perfect position for you. Learn more and apply! ?

Ancestral Lands: Biology Technician at Knife River Indian Villages 

Approximate Dates: June 12- Sept 1          Application Deadline: May 3, 2017

Living Stipend: $400  per week, plus a $2,212  Segal Education Award  upon completion

Over the course of 12 weeks, you will get to discover the many different aspects of their park.  Knife River Indian Villages and the Southwest Conservation Corps are committed to offering this intern a diverse experience within the park. The parks prairie restoration project will be the central focus, but there will be many opportunities to work with every department of the park.  Discover your role, apply now!

 


 

Small Teams 

Invasive Species Removal Crew Leader- Uncompahgre Plateau

Crew Leader (1):

When:  May 22- September 1, 2017   Wages: $460-600 weekly DOE/DOQ in season

With the help of a project supervisor the leader of this crew will be responsible for two crew-members to perform invasive removal work over the course of 10 weeks. This strike team will cover the entire Uncompahgre Plateau landscape.  This position requires leadership experience as well as herbicide and chainsaw certifications. Are you up to the challenge? Learn more and apply now!

Crew Member (2): 

When:  May 29- September 1, 2017 ( 12 weeks + 1 week volunteer orientation)  Wages: $400 per week 

With the help of a project supervisor the leader of this crew will be responsible for two crew-members to perform invasive removal work over the course of 10 weeks. This strike team will cover the entire Uncompahgre Plateau landscape.  This position requires leadership experience as well as herbicide and chainsaw certifications. Are you up to the challenge? Learn more and apply now!

 

Dolores River Restoration Crew Leader Development 

Work Schedule: July 3- Dec 8 (23 weeks) (paid)

Wages: $400 - $460 AmeriCorps Crew Leader Development Term,  $460 - $500 weekly DOE/DOQ in season  

AmeriCorps Education Award Eligible 

The Strike Team will typically work four, 10 hour days per week. The intern will join the team and project work will consist of monitoring and mapping of invasive species along the Dolores River and treatment of herbaceous weeds and tamarisk retreatment at multiple sites in the TR field office (Dolores, CO). The intern will learn or review the hands-on details of herbicide application with support from the BLM and Field Supervisor. The intern will begin as a Crew Leader in training with egilibility for an AmeriCorps award and transition to a full-time Crew Leader position in the fall. Ready to get rid of some invasives? Apply Now

 

Continental Divide Trail, New Mexico

Crew Leaders: 

 When? May 22 - July 21    Wages: $460- 600 DOE  Schedule: 9 days on, 5 days off

Application deadline: March 10

Are you ready to lead an intensive backcountry navigation project for the entirety of the Continental Divide Trail that lies within New Mexico’s Forest Service and BLM land. We are seeking two crew leaders for this small team mission marking trails with metal placards, posts and cairns. If you have extensive backcountry experience, trail maintenance experience, and a WFR -->  Apply now.

Crew Member: 

When? May 29 - July 21    Wages: $400 per week  Schedule: 9 days on, 5 days off

Join the crew for a backcountry navigation project for the entirety of the Continental Divide Trail that lies within New Mexico’s Forest Service and BLM land. We are seeking two crew leaders for this small team mission marking trails with metal placards, posts and cairns. Apply by March 10th!