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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.

Chehalis Tribe Dept. of Natural Resources (Oakville)

Ecostudies Institute (Olympia)

Mason County WSU Extension (Shelton)

Palouse Conservation District (Pullman)

Thurston Conservation District (Tumwater) 

Whitman Conservation District (Colfax)