Student Conservation Association’s National Park Service Academy Internship Available – UNITY, Inc.

Student Conservation Association’s National Park Service Academy Internship Available

The following information was supplied by the National Park Service and the Student Conservation Association.


 Spring Break Orientation and
12 week Expense-Paid Internships – Summer 2015

 SCA’s NPS Academy is an innovative, experiential learning program designed to introduce undergraduate and graduate students from under-represented communities to career opportunities with the National Park Service.

Benefits include:

  • Weekly Living Allowance
  • Travel Allowance
  • Housing or Housing Allowance
  • Assigned NPS mentor
  • Hands-On Experience
  • Additional Career Preparation and Ongoing Support
  • Week-long orientation in March
  • Eligible for AmeriCorps Education Award

The ideal candidate pool includes:

  • Students who self-identify as being from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds
  • US Citizens
  • 18-25 year-olds
  • Current undergraduate & graduate students

 The ideal candidate is:

  • Available for one week in March and twelve weeks in the summer
  • Open-minded and has an adventurous spirit
  • Toward the end of a college career, with some significant work experience
  • Not necessarily experienced in conservation or National Parks
  • Eager to act as an ambassador for SCA and the NPS
  • A licensed driver
  • Able to provide references with an application

 Download the NPS Academy Flyer (PDF) for more information or to spread the word.