We are committed to doing all we can to make an internship a very rewarding and educational experience. Our interns work closely with staff to complete meaningful and engaging projects that not only contribute to protecting our environment but also look good on a resume!
Student internship opportunities (such as ILCs) are available depending on staff capacity. Contracts are tailored to provide the student with more in-depth experience in a range of focus areas and the opportunity to expand knowledge and skills in areas not provided through traditional education.
Internship positions through the Veterans Conservation Corps and for our Field Crews are paid internship opportunities.
Habitat Restoration Field Crew Internship
Thurston Conservation District seeks a dynamic, creative, and critical thinker with interest in implementing habitat restoration projects, and working with diverse communities, to join our collaborative team in a fast-paced, hands-on, and rewarding work environment.
This internship position will work on a 5-person field crew alongside our VCC crew members under the supervision of the Thurston Conservation District (TCD) Habitat Restoration Crew Lead. The crew will work on meaningful habitat restoration projects in rural areas within Thurston County to serve their community by improving water quality, enhancing wildlife habitat, and preventing the spread of invasive weeds. The crew will work on public and private properties such as farms and conservation lands, to achieve individual, local and regional resource conservation and restoration goals in Thurston County. Fieldwork activities will include planting native trees and shrubs along rivers and streams, controlling or removing invasive vegetation, implementing erosion control techniques, and participating in salmon recovery projects.
See the full Habitat Restoration Field Crew Position Description here.
Please submit your application electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org and please include Habitat Field Crew Intern – YOUR NAME in the subject line. Please include the following in your application:
- Resume, including relevant work experiences and course experience
- Cover letter
- Two (2) professional/educational references (Letters of recommendation may be included)
Interested in a TCD internship?
Communications & Education Manager
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