Alaska Conservation Foundation > Ted Smith Conservation Internship Program
Established in honor of Celia Hunter and renamed in memory of Ted Smith, ACF’s Conservation Internship Program is a strategic investment in young adults. The program is specifically targeted toward students who plan a career path in conservation and are willing to make a long-term commitment to preserving and protecting the pristine environment and diverse cultures of Alaska. Undergraduate students, graduate students and recent grads participating in this popular internship program are provided with unique opportunities to:
Apply now to become a host organization for 2016! Applications are due November 15, 2015.
The objective of ACF’s Ted Smith Conservation Internship Program is to match highly qualified interns with host organizations, providing interns with practical job skills and an introduction to conservation in Alaska while also supporting the organization in meeting its conservation goals. Selected organizations receive a grant from ACF to cover the cost of an intern stipend for 12 weeks ($5,040).
Successful applicants will meet the following criteria:
Note: all interns will be required to participate in a pre-internship orientation hosted by ACF in Anchorage. Dates are TBD.
ACF will begin accepting applications for the summer 2016 internship program in December 2015.