Los Valles Internships

2013 Intern Position Descirptions – Los Valles Region, Salida CO

Intern Position Summary

Southwest Conservation Corps’ Intern Positions are individual placements with natural resource management agencies to provide career development and on-the job training opportunities for experienced corpsmembers.  Interns are supervised by agency personnel while working on a variety of conservation projects, technical trainings, job-shadowing and educational activities.

SCC Los Valles Interns in Southern Colorado will allow participants 18 and up to complete 10-12 week summer programs and gain a variety of skills and experience in natural resource conservation.  All Los Valles interns will recieve a living allowance starting at $400/week and an AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of the program.  Positions will start on or around May 20, 2013 and run through mid-August.  Please submit a complete APPLICATION ONLINE and contact julie@sccorps.org with any questions.


Vet BLM Intern, Canon City, CO - This position would assist with the  Royal Gorge Field Office in compiling, editing and managing GIS data layers required for the management of public lands overseen by the RGFO and vital for analyses that will take place as part of the RGFO’s forthcoming resource management plan. This position would be suitable for a candidate seeking a certification or degree in GIS or geography, or a candidate pursuing a degree in a resource management related field such as forestry, geology, ecology or environmental science who would like to improve their GIS skills. Please click 2013 Vet BLM Intern – GIS – Position Description for more information.

All other internships are currently filled for the summer 2013. Please check back next year for future openings.

Organization Overview:

SCC empowers individuals to positively impact their lives, their communities and the environment.  The Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) is a local, non-profit, Americorps-affiliated organization with offices in Tucson, Durango, and Salida. SCC selects young adults to complete conservation work projects on public and reservation lands through the Southwest. SCC programs encourage environmental stewardship, foster community partnerships, and emphasize experiential learning. SCC serves a diverse population that is representative of the Southwest; including youth, graduates, veterans and a cross-section of ethnicities and income levels.


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