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Alaska Conservation Foundation Ted Smith Conservation Internship Program

The Conservation Internship Program (CIP) provides 12-week summer internship experiences to undergraduate and graduate students who plan a career path in conservation and are willing to make a long-term commitment to preserving and protecting the pristine environment and diverse cultures of Alaska. All students enrolled in an accredited college are eligible to apply, however preference for internship placement is given to college juniors and seniors, recent college graduates, and graduate students.

Internship placements can be at nonprofit conservation, environmental justice, and Alaska Native organizations; government agencies; and other interested organizations that have identified assignments complementing ACF’s mission, values, and goals.

A stipend of $5,040 is provided plus up to $1,400 to cover travel expenses.


mid February

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: At any stage

Graduate: At any stage

Award Type:

Award Period:
Summer (Undergraduate)
Summer (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Mathematics and Science

Additional Qualifications:

Last Updated:
June 9, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17