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.
From January 16, 2020 – February 21, 2020 we will be accepting applications for our 2020 Internships.
The following organizations are hosting Ted Smith Conservation Interns in 2020:
- The Alaska Center – Climate and Civic Engagement Intern
- Alaska Community Action on Toxics – Environmental and Community Health Researcher/Advocate
- Alaska Longline Fisherman’s Association – Program and Outreach Assistant
- Alaska Marine Conservation Council – Community Outreach and Social Enterprise Intern
- Aleut Community of St. Paul Island – Ecosystem Conservation Office Intern
- Audubon Alaska – Public Lands and Climate Change Advocate
- Bristol Bay Native Association – Fisheries Summer Intern
- Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies – Naturalist Intern
- Cook Inletkeeper – Climate and Wild Salmon Intern
- Defenders of Wildlife – Conservation Intern
- Discovery Southeast – Youth Outdoor Educator
- Kenai Watershed Forum – Stream Watch Intern
- Municipality of Anchorage –Sustainability Intern
- Sitka Conservation Society – Alaska Climate Change Policy Advocate
- Southeast Alaska Conservation Council – Development & Outreach Intern
- Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council – Science Intern
Learn about application & eligibility requirements here.