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Internships

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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

Statistics

July 2018 - June 2019

30 VCC interns hired 
8 intern hired full-time by a partner organization
5 continued on to higher education
24 connected to veterans benefits

Veterans Conservation Corps Mission: Serve those who served by providing veterans with self-directed connections to our state’s natural resources.

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 their natural resources and seeing the results of their efforts, veterans realize their own self-efficacy, resiliency, and ability to overcome their own personal challenges
  • Veterans establish and maintain a healthy connection 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

Veterans Farm at Orting

Tatley Outpost (Pateros)

Kittitas County Conservation District (Ellensburg)

Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust (Vashon)

Center for Natural Lands Management (Olympia)

Snohomish Conservation District (Lake Stevens)