Internships

 

Veterans Conservation Corps Internship Program Mission: Provide veterans and their families with self-directed connections to our state’s natural resources.

 

Desired Outcomes for VCC Interns

  • Veteran interns take the initiative to create a self-directed internship experience
  • Given the opportunity to do meaningful hard work in conserving their natural resources and seeing the results of their efforts, veteran interns realize their own self-efficacy and innate ability to overcome their own personal challenges
  • Veteran interns establish and/or maintain a healthy connection with nature and their community
  • Veteran interns realize a positive shift in their mental, emotional, and/or physical well-being
  • Veteran interns acquire skills and experiences that may help them in finding meaningful employment

 

Internship Opportunities

*Click on links below to download internship position description

Center for Natural Lands Management (Olympia)

Jefferson Land Trust (Port Townsend)

Mason Conservation District (Shelton)

Washington State Veterans Cemetery (Medical Lake)

WA State Parks Foundation (Lewis & Clark Trail State Park, Toledo)

WA State Parks Foundation (Seattle)

How to Apply

**APPLICANT MUST BE A VETERAN OF THE U.S. MILITARY**

  • Email a resume and short cover letter expressing your interest in the internship to VCC@dva.wa.gov
  • Include in your email the title of the internship you are applying for
Contact: 
vcc@dva.wa.gov