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.