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Internships

Welcome! 

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


 

Individual Placements 

Outdoor Recreation Planner, BLM Royal Gorge Field Office

Approximate Dates: May 15 - August 8           Application Deadline: April 7th, 2017

Living Stipend: $487.50  per week, plus a $1,527 Segal Education Award  upon completion

Does spending your summer at Guffey Gorge teaching the public about LNT sound like your ideal? Good. We are looking for an  intern to work closely with BLM recreation staff to monitor visitation and build awareness of the area’s new rules.  The intern would be trained as a Leave No Trace trainer and would assist in educating visitors on the principles that are applicable to the area.  APPLY NOW. Deadline April 7th 

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

 


 

Small Teams 

Invasive Species Removal Crew Leader- Uncompahgre Plateau

Crew Leader (1):

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

With the help of a project supervisor the leader of this crew will be responsible for two crew-members to perform invasive removal work over the course of 10 weeks. This strike team will cover the entire Uncompahgre Plateau landscape.  This position requires leadership experience as well as herbicide and chainsaw certifications. Are you up to the challenge? Learn more and apply now!

Crew Member (2): 

When:  May 29- Aug 12 ( 10 weeks + 1 week volunterr orientation)  Wages: $400 per week 

With the help of a project supervisor the leader of this crew will be responsible for two crew-members to perform invasive removal work over the course of 10 weeks. This strike team will cover the entire Uncompahgre Plateau landscape.  This position requires leadership experience as well as herbicide and chainsaw certifications. Are you up to the challenge? Learn more and apply now!

 

Dolores River Restoration Crew Member 

Mandatory Volunteer 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

 

Continental Divide Trail, New Mexico

Crew Leaders: 

 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.

Crew Member: 

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!