Conservation Internship Program

The Idaho Conservation Corps Internship program is an innovative AmeriCorps Program designed to provide hands on training and experience to those interested in pursuing employment with land and water resource management agencies, and other outdoor careers. The program is a cooperative effort designed to address community, environmental, and resource management projects.  



Idaho Conservation Corps – AmeriCorps Panhandle National Forest - Priest Lake Ranger District

Position Title: National Visitor Use Monitoring Interns - 450 HR

The Panhandle National Forest is recruiting two interns to assist with the National Visitor Use Monitoring Program (NRVM). The interns will serve from June 2019 through September 2019. This internship is assigned to the Idaho Panhandle Forest Priest Lake Ranger District. The purpose of the internship is to collect recreation use information from visitors as they are leaving developed recreation sites, wilderness areas, the general forest area, or as they view scenery along forest highways. This will primarily be done through roadside and trailhead interviews at randomly selected sample sites on specific dates. This internship involves a great deal of travel as the interview sites are located throughout the Panhandle Forest. Information gathered in the interviews will be used to estimate the total number of visitors to the forest for one year

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Idaho Conservation Corps – AmeriCorps Sawtooth National Forest - Ketchum Ranger District

Position Title: Vegetation Restoration and Monitoring Intern – 675 HR

Summer 2019 (July 1st - Oct. 25, 2019 - Flexible Start Date). The National Forest Foundation is currently recruiting one intern that will support the Sawtooth National Forest vegetation program on the Ketchum Ranger District. The selected intern will assist with treatment of invasive species, seedling plantings, and vegetation monitoring to aid in the restoration of burned areas. 

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Idaho Conservation Corps - AmeriCorps - Idaho Panhandle National Forests - Saint Maries, Idaho

Position Title: Forestry Technician (Recreation) – 675 HR

(Please note: the hiring deadline for this position has been extended. Start/ end dates are flexible.)
The Idaho Conservation Corps and the St. Joe Ranger District is recruiting four Forestry Technician (Recreation) summer interns beginning May 20, 2019. The selected members will primarily maintain recreation facilities on the district and provide visitor information. The members will serve four ten hour days per week.

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For questions or concerns regarding the application process, please contact the Internship Coordinator:

Javier Luna
(208) 805-0325