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How to Apply


  • Email a copy of your DD214 or service discharge certificate, a copy of your photo ID (such as your driver license), a resume, and a cover letter expressing your interest in the internship to

  • Include in your email the title of the internship you are applying for

Veterans Conservation Corps Mission: Serve those who served by providing veterans with self-directed connections to the lands, waters, and communities in WA State.

Veterans Conservation Corps


Click to Download a VCC Internship Program Overview

Click to Download a VCC Internship Program Brochure

Desired Outcomes for VCC Interns

  • Veterans take the initiative to create a self-directed internship experience
  • Given the opportunity to do meaningful work in conserving and restoring natural ecosystems and seeing the results of their efforts, veterans acknowledge and understand their own self-efficacy, resiliency, and ability to overcome their own personal challenges
  • Veterans establish and maintain healthy reciprocal relationships with nature and their community
  • Veterans realize a positive shift in their mental, emotional, and physical well-being
  • Veterans acquire skills and experiences that may help them in finding meaningful employment

Current Internship Openings

*Click on links below to download internship position descriptions

**All internships listed below are currently available. Positions are open until filled.


Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District (Bainbridge Island)

Center for Natural Lands Management (Tenino)

Ecostudies Institute (Olympia)

Garden-Raised Bounty (GRuB) (Olympia)

Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group (Belfair)

Lewis County Noxious Weed Control (Chehalis)

Northwest Straits Commission (Mt. Vernon)

Roots Farm (Poulsbo)

Thurston Conservation District (Tumwater) 

Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust (Vashon)

Whitman Conservation District (Colfax)