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COVID-19 Update: Dear Applicants and Potential Participants,

Beginning January 1, 2023 Conservation Legacy will no longer require COVID-19 vaccination for members, staff or volunteers.

COVID-19 vaccinations are still highly recommended and encouraged by the organization, and we will closely monitor the national picture as well as our own trends and protocols as we continue to navigate the pandemic.

In Service,

Conservation Legacy and Program Staff


Please see the table below for open positions with Conservation Corps New Mexico. Click the 'Apply Here' link for more information and instructions to apply. If there are no open positions for a particular program or position, please check back soon!

See all Conservation Legacy program position openings here.

General Intern Application - OngoingNot sure current openings are a good fit for you? Use this general intern application to share your resume and interest letter and we will match you to positions as they become available.Multiple Locations in New Mexico; Oklahoma; West TexasTBDApply Here
GIS Archaeology Intern (1 Opening)This internship will assist the BLM's cultural resources program by managing spatial data for a variety of projects that involve cultural resource inventories, compiling and interpreting collected information, and cultural resource record management. This position comes with a housing allowance and professional development funds.Norman, OKSummer 2023 - Spring 2024Apply Here
Invasive Species Specialist Intern (2 Openings)Aransas National Wildlife Refuge is seeking two interns to aid in restoring wetland habitats for the benefit of the endangered Whooping Crane as well as for the benefit of migratory birds and local wildlife. This position comes with bunk housing.Austwell, TXSummer 2023 - Fall 2023Apply Here
Outdoor Recreation Intern (1 Opening)This position will assist the BLM Outdoor Recreation department in creating opportunities for a wide range of users while also mitigating negative impacts to BLM managed land. Bunk housing and a housing allowance is available. Open to May starts for graduating seniors. This position comes with professional development funds.Ft. Stanton, NMSummer 2023 - Fall 2023Apply Here
Planning and Environmental Intern (1 Opening)This position will work with interdisciplinary teams, including natural and cultural resource specialists and will play a key role in overseeing the BLM's NEPA National Register. This position comes with a housing allowance and professional development funds.Carlsbad, NMSummer 2023 - Fall 2023/Winter 2024
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Recreation Technician/Park Ranger Intern (1 Opening)This internship will work closely with BLM recreation staff in Taos, NM to monitor visitation in busy recreation areas and build awareness of the area rules/regulations and interpret resources. This internship comes with a housing allowance and professional development funds.Taos, NMSummer 2023 - March 2024Apply Here
Recreation Technician Intern (2 Openings)The purpose of this project is to assist the Forest Service with conducting trail assessments in the Aldo Leopold Wilderness area impacted by the Black Fire in the summer of 2022. The individual placements will work with a seasoned trail crew lead to collect information on the current condition to help the Forest Service to determine where to invest future resources. This position comes with a housing allowance.Silver City, NMSummer 2023 - Fall 2023Apply Here
Wilderness & Trails Recreation Intern (2 Openings)These positions will work with the existing Forest Service Gila Wilderness Ranger District trail crew to accomplish much needed deferred maintenance on system trails affected by large scale fire and floods. These positions come with a housing allowance.Mimbres, NMSummer 2023 - Fall 2023Apply Here
Trail Crew Intern (1 Opening)This internship will provide instrumental support in maintaining the Forest Service Glenwood Ranger District’s recreation infrastructure. Intern will also contribute to program goals aimed at curtailing those resource impacts which may be linked to inadequate maintenance of district recreation infrastructure. This position comes with housing for about $200/month.Glenwood, NMSummer 2023 - Fall 2023Apply Here

Individual Placements Recruiter Contacts

SamJean Simmons, Individual Placements Program Coordinator


Phone: 575-202-4203

Kati DePaola, Individual Placements Program Coordinator

Email :

Phone : 575-281-3429