Since 2000, the Ted Smith Conservation Internship Program has placed over 300 talented students in summer internships with organizations throughout Alaska. 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. 

We are offering 15 internships this year:

  • The Alaska Center – Ted Smith ACF Organizing Intern
  • Alaska Community Action on Toxics – Environmental and Community Health Researcher/Advocate
  • Alaska Longline Fisherman’s Association – Program and Outreach Assistant
  • Audubon Alaska – Conservation GIS Intern
  • Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies – Naturalist Intern
  • Central Council Tlingit & Haida India Tribes of Alaska – Environmental/Natural Resources Intern
  • Cook Inletkeeper – Climate and Wild Salmon Intern
  • Defenders of Wildlife – Alaska Intern
  • Discovery Southeast – Outdoor Educator Intern
  • Kenai Watershed Forum – Stream Watch Intern
  • Municipality of Anchorage – Anchorage Sustainability Intern
  • Sitka Conservation Society – Community Outreach and Organizing Intern
  • Southeast Alaska Conservation Council – Tongass Forest Organizer
  • Tanana Chiefs Conference – Natural and Cultural Resources Intern
  • Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council – Science Intern

View detailed descriptions of each position and learn about application & eligibility requirements here

The application period is open from January 15, 2019 – February 16, 2019.