The Student Conservation Association (SCA) has partnered with the US Fish and Wildlife Service to provide summer internships for first & second year college students from culturally and ethnically diverse backgrounds.
- US Citizens or Permanent Residents
- First and Second Year college students academic year 2018-19
- Some positions in this program will require you to have access to a personal vehicle during your internship.
- Available to serve in the Southeast, Midwest, Northeast, or Alaska: May or early June to August 2019
- Internships take place at U.S. Fish and Wildlife field stations throughout the country
- Internships are 12 weeks long during the summer
- Internship Areas of focus include: visitor services, natural resources management, and refuge management
- Participate in a week-long orientation session to kick off your internship
Total package of up to $5800.00 that includes:
- Weekly Living Allowance
- Week-long expense-paid orientation
- Assigned U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Mentor
- Travel Expenses to and from orientation and internship sites
- Hands-on experience
- Application fee waived upon request
- Apply to this position to express interest in the general CDIP program.
- Recommended candidates will be sent a list of 2019 CDIP positions to review.
- Recommended candidates express interest in specific CDIP internships/locations and may be contacted by USFWS for an interview.
Internships will be located throughout the US.
CDIP Members will participate in a week long, expense-paid orientation at the beginning of their internship. Members also receive hands on training specific to their internship tasks at their service location.
All CDIP interns will be assigned a mentor within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for professional development and support during their service.
Main Area of Focus
Visitor Services and Site Operations
Education, Training & Skills Expected