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

 

Download a VCC Internship Program Brochure here

 

Current Internship Openings

*Click on links below to download internship position description

Jefferson Land Trust (Port Townsend)

Washington State Veterans Cemetery (Medical Lake)

National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration

Snohomish Conservation District (Lake Stevens)

Mason Conservation District (Shelton)

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