The Center for Life Beyond Reed

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Student Conservation Association Visit


Student Conservation Association Visit
Tuesday, October 23, 12 to 1p.m., GCC
Info Session to Follow from 1 to 2 p.m., Eliot 121 

SCA, the Student Conservation Association (http://www.thesca.org/serve/internships) is the nation's oldest and largest provider of conservation internships, offering nearly 2000 expense paid opportunities each year. Internships last from 12 weeks to 12 months, start at all times throughout the year, and are found all across the country.
Interns have the opportunity to work with such agencies at the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Army Corps of Engineers, and other state and local agencies.
Interns do not need to be in school or be a certain major; all ages, majors and skill sets are eligible to apply.
Internships are found in a wide variety of fields, including:

Fish and wildlife                Education
History                           Interpretation
GIS/GPS                         Resource management
Visitor services                 Trail work
Backcountry                     Botany

SCA has an expense paid internship program, and offers the following benefits:
*  Free travel to and from your site
*  Free housing and biweekly subsistence allowance
*  Deferment of qualified college loans
*  AmeriCorps Education Awards
 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

For more information, contact

Toby Bokum-Fauth
Field Leader Coordinator
Student Conservation Association
(P) 603.543.1700 ext. 1197