2018 NPS Academy Alaska Internships - *Deadline: 1/3/18*
Interested in taking care of the land? Join the Alaska NPS Academy. The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is seeking young adults in Alaska for a Spring Break orientation and a variety of expense-paid summer internshipswith the National Park Service (NPS) in Alaska!
Spring Break (week of March 11, 2018): Join 15 SCA members age 18-35 in Anchorage for a fun and career-focused week of workshops and recreation. Summer Internship: Selected SCA members will go on to complete a 12-week internship at a NPS site in Alaska. Hone your skills in Public Speaking, Wildlife Management, Native Habitat Restoration, Cultural Resources, Digital Media, and more!
Benefits: SCA will provide transportation, lodging, and meals for the orientation. Summer Interns receive $1,100 travel allowance, free housing or rent stipend, $280 per week, and many will be eligible for a $1,500 AmeriCorps Education Award. Many SCA interns may be eligible to receive college credits and federal certifications.
NPS Academy is open to all applicants 18-35, but the recruitment focus is college students who identify as coming from underrepresented backgrounds. For a Flyer, Eligibility and to Apply, visit: www.thesca.org/nps-academy-alaska
Candidates must complete basic, intern, and final applications. Candidates don’t need to pay the application fee! Contact SCA Alaska Recruiter Jeff Chen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 907-717-8414 for the fee waiver, if any questions arise, or once the application is complete. Apply for NPS Academy by 5pm, Wednesday, January 3, 2018.
Additional SCA offerings
*New Internships Just Announced* SCA offers an additional 150 internships in Alaska and 1,500 internships across the country with various land management agencies. All are expenses-paid. See this page for our Tongass National Forest flyer and this page for our internship database. Positions are posted until filled. Positions are full-time and last between 12- and 52-weeks. Applications are due on a rolling basis. More and more positions will be posted throughout the next three months.
SCA Alaska offers 4-week trail crews for high school students in Alaska. Selected members receive free travel, meals, and a $500 stipend upon successful completion of the crew. Students gain hands-on experience with work skills and life skills. Restore the environment, camp out, cook out, and meet new friends!
SCA’s Veterans Fire Corps is immediately seeking several more team members for a 12-week federal training and certification program in wildland firefighting. Both teams are in the Southeast U.S. with the following dates:
- January 8 to March 30, 2018
- February 10 to May 11, 2018
SCA is seeking Crew Leaders for our 2018 field season (approximately April through September). Do you have a passion for working on the land and a passion for mentoring Alaskan youth? Find out how you can help train the next generation of conservation leaders by becoming a SCA crew leader. Projects include trail building, environmental restoration, cabin construction, and more. Positons pay approximately $600 per week, with food and tent included.
SCA is hiring for several staff members across the country.
Read the latest Legislative eClips
Here is the latest Leglistlate eCLips from June 2, 2017, the Legislative Information Office has reached the end of their regular six months of service session, however, they will be checking messages regularly and will be available by appointment through July 15th. The 2nd Session of the 30th Legislature will begin in December, 2017. For any immediate needs, the Juneau LIO is available year-round at 1-800-478-4648. Click here for the June 2nd flyer and additional information can be found at dillingham.akleg.gov.