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Internships

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Below you will find the most up-to-date listing for Southwest Conservation Corps Internships. 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!


Four Corners- Federal Lands Internship Program

Approximate Dates: May 29 - August 11           Application Deadline: March 17, 2017

Living Stipend: $400 per week, plus an Segal Education Award  upon completion

 FC-FLIP Connects regional college students and recent graduates with resource managers to gain hands-on understanding of what it means to work with federal agencies. Interns can participate in a variety of different management programs, be it natural, recreation, or cultural resource management. FC-FLIP aims to help you become the best of the new generation of resource managers, agency personnel, and land stewards. Being a part of this program means gaining a competitive edge, discovering new avenues of expertise and of course, having a blast! Check out our partner with this program, Mountain Studies Institute or Apply to your track! 

Geographic Information Systems 

Timber and Forestry 

Visitor Services 

Range Management 

Field Hydrology 

Natural Resource Management

 

Strike Teams 

Navigation Crew Leader - Continental Divide Trail, New Mexico

 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.

Navigation Crew Member- Continental Divide Trail, New Mexico

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!

 

Invasive Inventory and Removal Crew Leader- Uncompahgre Plateau

Start/end date:  May 29- Aug 12 ( 11 weeks)    Wages: $460-600 weekly DOE/DOQ in season

Application deadline: March 17 

Document invasive species and conduct control work at specific locations found on the Uncompahgre Plateau, of the Grand Valley, Norwood and Ouray Ranger Districts.  Species targeted for control include Spotted knapweed (Centaurea maculosa), Sulfur cinquefoil (Potentilla recta), Musk thistle (Carduus nutans), Bull thistle (Cirsium vulgar), and Oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare).  In addition the specific skills required, the crew leader will be responsible for the work and well-being of two to three crew members.  Leadership and field work combined  APPLY NOW.

Crew member positions for this crew will be posted soon... 

 

Dolores River Restoration Crew Member 

Mandatory Unpaid Training: Week of May 22    Work Schedule: June 5- Aug 18 ( 11 weeks) (paid)

Wages: $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 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 team leader. Ready to get rid of some invasives? Apply Now