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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 2021 - June 2022

38 VCC internships provided in communities throughout WA State
24 VCC interns connected to veterans services and/or benefits
4 VCC interns hired full-time by their host organization
18 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

 

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (Seattle)

Farmer Frog Farm (Woodinville) 

Lewis Conservation District (Chehalis) 

Thurston Conservation District (Tumwater)