Appalachian Conservation Corps

Appalachian Conservation Corps (ACC) works to connect young people to critical conservation service work across Appalachia and neighboring communities in Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, DC, and Pennsylvania. As a corps program, ACC partners with public land managers to identify, plan, and complete projects that improve public access, habitat quality, and economic development. ACC is a program of Conservation Legacy, a nationwide network of conservation service organizations. Our programs focus on service, place-based learning, life skills development, appreciation of diversity, civic responsibility, and career development. ACC also provides an opportunity for members to learn about the local environment and issues affecting it and introduces individuals to recreation and resource management careers. ACC welcomes national applicants, but also emphasizes the engagement of local individuals who represent the communities in which they serve. 

Apr 18, 2022
Internship- Paid
Appalachian Conservation Corps Williamsport, MD, USA
Title:  Digital Interpretation Individual Placements Location:   Williamsport, MD Dates:    June 6th, 2022 – May 26th, 2023 (51 weeks, start date may be flexible) Positions Available:   2 Internships Pay:   $500/week paid biweekly Contact:   Questions? Email ACCRecruiting@conservationlegacy.org   Position Details    The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park welcomes an estimated 1 million visitors a year on our digital platforms. The Digital interpretation Individual Placements will help connect to these visitors and expand the parks reach through creative content, adding accessibility features to existing content, as well as support some in-person interpretation efforts during the "peak season" at the park. The Digital Interpretation Individual Placements (IP’s) will work with National Park Service staff to enhance and expand on outreach, with the primary focus being digital media. The IP’s will work on the park's website, app,...