ACF’s conservation internships are designed to provide interns with a meaningful learning experience while directly contributing to Alaska conservation issues. Internship placements can be at nonprofit conservation, environmental justice and Alaska Native organizations; government agencies and other interested organizations that have identified assignments complementing ACF’s mission, values and goals.
The application period for 2017 is now closed.
In 2017, ACF is supporting 12 internships at 12 different organizations. Before applying, please read the internship position descriptions.
Internships are 12 weeks in length.
*Dates are tentative and subject to change.* Intern Orientation will be in Anchorage from May 24-27, 2017. The first day of all internships will be May 30, 2017. Interns will return to Anchorage at the end of the internship August 10-11, 2017.
ACF is unable to accommodate students on the quarter system in 2017.
ACF provides a grant to the host organizations which covers an intern stipend of $5,040. ACF will also reimburse travel costs to and from Alaska up to $1,400.
Host Organizations will assist interns in finding low-cost housing for the summer.
ACF seeks applications from highly motivated individuals interested in furthering their education in conservation, environmental justice or closely related fields, who are willing to make a long-term commitment to preserving and protecting the pristine environment and diverse cultures of Alaska.
Successful candidates need to coordinate directly with their schools to obtain course credit for their work.