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

  • Email a copy of your service discharge certificate, a copy of your government ID (such as your driver license), a resume, and a 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

EVCMS Portal (For VCC Interns only)

Statistics

July 2020 - June 2021

32 VCC internships provided in communities throughout WA State
22 VCC interns connected to veterans services and/or benefits
8 VCC interns hired full-time by their host organization
17 community partner organizations hosted VCC interns

 

 

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 open until filled

 

Farmer Frog Farm (Woodinville) 

Northwest Straits Commission in partnership with NOAA (Mount Vernon)

Grays Harbor Conservation District (Montesano) 

Lewis Conservation District (Chehalis) 

Thurston Conservation District (Tumwater)