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🔗2024 FWS Career Discovery Internship Program – Visitor Services

  • Full Time
  • Internship
  • San Antonio, TX
  • 620 USD / Week
  • Job Summary: Career Discovery Internship Program (CDIP) Visitor Services The Student Conservation Association (SCA) has partnered with the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to provide summer internships for first & second year college students from culturally
  • How to Apply:

    Submit Application HERE


    Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions. You can reach out to our Recruiting Coordinator, Bridget Correa, at

  • Contact Name: Bridget Correa
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Website The Student Conservation Association

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is the largest provider of hands-on environmental conservation programs for youth and young adults. Founded in 1957, the SCA is devoted to building equitable access to nature, providing green job opportunities for young people and teaching members how to become environmental stewards. The SCA also remains committed to building the next generation of conservation leaders dedicated to the lifelong protection of the environment and our communities. Program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces across the country. After working with the SCA, they emerge with increased environmental awareness, social responsibility and leadership skills. Several of the inspirational stories from the field are included in the following report.


US Citizens or Permanent Residents
First and Second Year college students academic year 2023-2024
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, Pacific northwest or Alaska: May or early June to August 2024
Program Details:

Visitor Services positions contain a mix of interpretation, visitor center staffing, working with volunteers, and will generally assist with any and all refuge operational needs that may come up.  All positions will involve some work outside of the duties of a Visitor Services intern depending on the need and urgency of that need.
Internships take place at U.S. Fish and Wildlife field stations throughout the country
Internships are 13 weeks long during the summer
Participate in a week-long orientation session to kick off your internship
Benefits: ​

Housing provided
Weekly Living Allowance $620.00 per week
Week-long orientation, expenses paid
Assigned U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Mentor
Travel allowance to and from internship site $1000.00
Hands-on experience
Application Process: ​

Apply to this position to express interest in the CDIP visitor services program.
Recommended candidates who express interest will be contacted by an SCA Recruiter and may be contacted by USFWS for an interview.