The Student Conservation Association
Location: United States Experience Type: Additional Programs
The Student Conservation Association through its internship program and Conservation Corps engages volunteers for three to ten months in hands-on conservation projects in all 50 states. Corps members work on critical environmental issues such as wildfire management and education, trail restoration and maintenance, environmental education, and invasive species eradication. Volunteers receive a stipend, education award, housing (in most cases), and medical coverage for longer-term assignments.