Delivering direct service

Interested in making public land management a career? The WCCC BLM Internship Program is a unique opportunity to work directly with the Bureau of Land Management.


The WCCC has opportunities to serve directly with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), through the Colorado Youth Corps Association (CYCA) and other assistance agreements.  Positions range from hydrology work, cadastral surveying, travel management, botany and others.  Positions are available throughout the state of Colorado.  


General Requirements for all CYCA internships:


  • Age: Young adults ages 16 to 30 (inclusive) or veterans up to age 35.

    • If a participant turns 31 during their internship (or 36 for veterans) he or she may continue the term but may not be extended or begin a new internship project.

    • The program falls under the purview of the Public Land Corps Hiring Authority.

  • Veteran Status: Only necessary for veteran-specific internship opportunities.

Education Level: See individual position descriptions for education requirements


Check regularly for available positions. All positions are posted for at least three weeks and will be kept posted until the position is filled



Current Openings

To apply,  email resume to

Please include the position title in subject line.


Public Affairs Intern Lakewood, CO-Colorado State Office (posted 1/21/21)

The project requires three to four weeks of filming outdoors at remote recreation sites on BLM-managed land in Colorado. The selected intern will shoot landscape B-roll, time lapses, action shots of users recreating, and interviews. Deliverables include post-production and organization of all footage. The intern will produce one kickoff video (90-120 seconds) and 15 short (30-60 second) videos, one for every recreation area in the campaign. The intern will work with a BLM Colorado Public Affairs Specialist on the design and content of the videos including text, graphics, shot selection, interview questions, etc. The BLM Office of Communications will supply cameras, tripods, microphones, slider and other equipment necessary for the project.

Archaeology Technician

Grand Junction Field Office

(posted 11/2/20)

The primary duties for the Archaeology Technician Intern would include the following:

The intern will be assisting the Grand Junction Field Office Archaeologists in completing cultural

Inventories, monitoring and outreach for various projects within the field office, Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area, and McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area. The intern will be hiking transects, identifying, and documenting prehistoric and historic resources and will be responsible for the paperwork for those projects (site forms and reports). Additionally, the intern may revisit and monitor known site locations and may join volunteers and staff on cultural resource reconnaissance work. Occasionally, outreach opportunities, where the intern will speak with students and the public about archaeology also occur.


The cultural resources in the Grand Junction Field Office span approximately 12,000 years and are represented by Paleo-Indian, Archaic, Formative, Ute and Euro-American cultures. Sites include lithic scatters, quarries, temporary camps, extended camps, village, rock shelters, rock art, wickiups, scarred trees, hunting sites, kill and butchering sites, processing areas, tree platforms, eagle traps, vision quest sites, caves, trails, roads, water resource sites, homesteads, ranches, cabins, mills, railroads, transmission lines, mines, trash dumps, aspen art, isolated artifacts, graves, etc. The intern will learn the skills needed to recorded and evaluate archaeological sites, which includes Geographic Information System and Geographic

Positioning System mapping, testing, writing site descriptions and monitoring forms, and describing environmental conditions surrounding the site. The intern will also become proficient in recommending mitigation options to protect threatened cultural resources.

Coal Program Intern

Lakewood, CO-

Colorado State Office 

(posted 9/28/20)

The primary duties of the Coal Program Intern are:

• Assist in processing coal leasing and post-leasing actions • Review and help improve BLM Colorado NEPA processes, produce schedules and flowcharts for streamlining processes • Assist in filing, scanning, and record keeping • Produce maps and drawings for engineering and geologic reports • Other duties as assigned

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