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Internships are designed to engage youth and young adults in valuable work experiences within natural resources management agencies and non-profits. Internships allow participants to consider or advance careers and education in natural resources. RMYC provides support to all internships while the intern works under the daily supervision of the hosting public lands management agency, or non-profit. Partners include the United States Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service, the Colorado Youth Corps Association, and a growing circle of agency and non-profit partners.  Please refer to position descriptions for each internship type below.

Upon successful completion of the season and at least 640 hours, interns with qualify for the Public Land Corps Hiring Authority which gives priority hiring when applying for jobs with the USFS.  It would take two years of year-round work with the USFS to qualify at the same level.

See below for current opportunities!


Locations: Boulder, CO

Positions Available: 1

Dates: 10 week position with start date as soon as possible

Living Stipend: $650/week

Housing Stipend: up to $150/week

AmeriCorps Education Award up to $1,459.26

USFS Veterans Fire Crew

Locations: Yampa or Walden, CO

Positions Available: 2

Dates: (Flexible start date with term up to 26 weeks and rolling end date) 

Wage: $25.00/hour

Housing Stipend: $150/week

USFS Recreation Intern in Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest

Locations: Yampa, Steamboat Springs, and Walden, CO and Laramie, Douglas, and Saratoga, WY

Positions Available: 28

Dates: May 20, 2024 - September 14, 2024

Living Stipend: $650/week

Housing Stipend: up to $150/week

AmeriCorps Education Award up to $2,626.27

BLM Archaeology Intern- Little Snake Field Office

Locations: Craig, CO

Positions Available: 1

Dates: April 29, 2024 - October 25, 2024 (flexible start and end date)

Living Stipend: $700/week

Housing allowance up to $100/week
AmeriCorps Education Award up to $4,826.50
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