Ever wanted to find an internship that had you working outdoors? The Student Conservation Association may be able to help you find just that. SCA alum and recruiter Beth McCarthy is recruiting TODAY at Wes, and will be available to answer questions about the SCA, benefits of interships, and the application process.
Here is her schedule:
Friday, Feb 4
10am-2pm: Info Table, Usdan University Center
12pm-1pm: Info Session, 110 Usdan
3:30-4:30: Info Session, Earth House, 159 High Street
She also sent along a brief blurb about SCA and the expense-paid internships it offfers, which is included in the remainder of the post.
SCA, the Student Conservation Association (www.thesca.org) offers expense-paid internships with agencies like the National Park Service, the National Forest Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and various state and local agencies. SCA internships are in areas like trail work, visitor services, habitat restoration, resource management, wildlife, botany, biology, sustainability, and other conservation related fields. Internships are expense paid, and include housing, travel, a weekly living allowance, and an Americorps Award. All majors, ages, and skills sets are eligible to apply. You can learn more about applying, benefits, and view SCA’s current list of positions at http://www.thesca.org/serve/internships.
SCA also offers field leader opportunities, overseeing groups of high school students or college aged students doing hand-on conservation projects. Leaders must be over 21, have outdoor leadership experience, and experience working with youth: http://www.thesca.org/serve/field-leaders/programs.
Feel free to contact Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-543-1700 x402 with any questions.