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Internship - USDA UCF ForUsTrees

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Science
  • Houston

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  • You must have a GIS certificate for the USDA UCF ForUsTrees internship with SCA, Inc. Apply now for this opportunity to gain valuable experience in natural resource management!
  • You will analyze and apply urban heat and tree canopy data, present findings to various audiences, assist with community engagement, attend meetings, work with GIS and communications teams, and support project management and administrative tasks.


  • Certificate in Geographic Information Systems


  • Will participate in analysis and application of urban heat, tree canopy, and other related data to the ForUsTree project. Intern will prepare reports and presentations of work for different audiences: HARC staff scientists, project partners, key stakeholders, and community members. Will present to HARC staff, project staff, and community partners. Participate in planning for and conducting community engagement or outreach.
  • Will participate in team and staff meetings at HARC and interface with project partners. May work with GIS team on mapping and presentation of heat and urban tree canopy data. May work with communications team on project-based material for social media and educational or outreach content. May support the Senior Project Manager with project management and administrative duties. 5. Member Required Qualifications List the qualifications that are absolutely necessary for someone to serve effectively in this position.
  • To perform this internship successfully, an individual must be computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet, internet, and email software.


What is the main goal of the USDA UCF ForUsTrees internship?

The main goal of the USDA UCF ForUsTrees internship is to develop an equitable tree canopy, foster community resilience, and improve access to paid employment and green careers supporting long-term positive social-ecological health outcomes in Disadvantaged Communities (DACs).

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is the largest provider of hands-on environmental conservation programs for youth and adults. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces at various locations across the country. After working with the SCA, our members emerge with increased environmental awareness, social responsibility and leadership skills. As America’s most effective youth conservation service organization, the SCA transforms lives by empowering young people of all backgrounds to plan, act, and lead while they protect and restore our natural and cultural resources. Founded in 1957, the SCA is dedicated to building the next generation of conservation leaders while inspiring lifelong protection of the environment and our communities. SCA's mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of our environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land.