2019 Career Discovery Internship Program Candidate

Student Conservation Association - United States4.4

InternshipEstimated: $21,000 - $28,000 a year
Skills
Position ID
PO-00727079
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.

Eligibility:
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

Program Details:
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

Benefits:Total package of up to $5800.00 that includes:
Housing
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

Application Process:
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.

Tag: SCA1957

Location Description
Internships will be located throughout the US.
Training Provided
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.
Educational/Recreational Opportunities
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
None listed.

Further Details
AmeriCorps Eligible
Not Eligible
Driving Logistics
Valid Drivers License Needed
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor
US Citizenship
Required