The Student Conservation Association

About The Student Conservation Association

Founded in 1957, the Student Conservation Association, Inc., is a national nonprofit organization that advocates for the environment. SCA leads the nation in providing conservation service opportunities, outdoor skills and leadership training. Every year, in all 50 states, thousands of high school, college, graduate students and others join the association to work for national parks and forests, historic and cultural resources, and urban green spaces. SCA’s mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land.


Biology intern

May 2023 - August 2023 Ajo, AZ
“I liked how I got a chance to visit Arizona and learn new things.”

Conservationist Intern

November 2016 - February 2017 New York City, NY
“Was able to travel to different places like Governors Island and Staten Island ”
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