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Individual Placements

Individual Placements (Internship) Program

Southwest Conservation Corps' Individual Placements Program pairs college students, recent graduates, and young adults with resource managers and places them within federal agencies and other non-profit organizations. The resource managers serve a mentor role, creating accessible learning opportunities and experiences throughout the individual's term.

Internships run anywhere from 8 to 52 weeks in duration at locations throughout Colorado and New Mexico. Each internship offers a unique opportunity for immersive training, career development, and positive impact - for both the intern, and the communities they serve. Upon successful completion of their term, interns participating as AmeriCorps Members receive an education award totaling $1,300 - $6,300 (depending on the length of their service).

What are you waiting for? APPLY HERE!

FLIP Returns as RMAP!

After a brief pause in programming, we, along with Mountain Studies Institute, are excited to be bringing back what was FLIP (Federal Lands Internship Program) as the newly revamped Resource Management Apprenticeship Program (RMAP)! Similar to FLIP, this program is a 10-week internship during summer break that pairs college students, recent graduates, and those interested in a career in resource management with industry professionals. Individual roles in this program will focus on

- Hydrology

- OHV Trail Technicians

- Partnerships and Communications

And MORE!

We are currently accepting application for the 2022 cohort! Head on over to the RMAP page to view each description and to apply!

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Recruiter contact

Cait Payne, Individual Placements Program Manager

cpayne@conservationlegacy.org