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Work with TCA staff implementing wildlife conservation projects around Texas in our 10-week internship program. Scroll down to learn more.

Updated: July 12, 2024


Fall 2024:      September 9 - November 16, 2024*

Accepting applications:    July 1, 9am - August 16, 5pm

Internship Duration & Application Deadlines


Texas Conservation Alliance (TCA) is seeking interns who are passionate about protecting Texas wildlife and their habitats. TCA’s Careers in Conservation Internship Program is helping train the future conservation leaders of Texas. Participants work alongside TCA’s seasoned conservation professionals and experience the frontlines of saving wildlife and their habitats in the state. Internship projects vary, but the opportunity to develop technical acumen, exercise transferable skills, and cultivate conservation leadership is integral to every TCA experience. 

Selected candidates will work with TCA staff to implement wildlife conservation projects. The 10-week* internship offers opportunities to make positive impacts for wildlife and provides valuable, hands-on, learning experiences and professional development opportunities applicable to future careers in sustainability and conservation.

*Lights Out Dallas and Lights Out Fort Worth internships will be 12 weeks long.

To Apply:

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TCA is pleased to provide an internship stipend of $1000/$1200* per semester. Funds are distributed bi-weekly. 


  • Minimum Age: Must be at least 18 years old 

  • Eligibility: Must be eligible to work in the United States

  • Time Commitment: Approximately 15 hours of service per week including occasional weekends over the 10-week* internship

  • Regular Reporting: Must submit progress reports bi-weekly. Must participate in virtual weekly check-in meetings from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM each Monday throughout the 10-week* internship

  • Flexible Locations: Projects are conducted locally in regions across Texas, and paired with online check-ins, reporting, and intern cohort collaborations

Potential Projects

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