Native Youth Climate Adaptation Leadership Congress

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Branch of Tribal Climate Resilience partners with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in collaboration with multiple federal, Tribal, and non-governmental organizations to offer an experiential, youth-driven conservation leadership training for Native high school and college-aged youth known as the Native Youth Climate Adaptation Leadership Congress (NYCALC).

NYCALC's mission is to develop future conservation leaders with the skills, knowledge, and tools to address environmental change and conservation challenges to better serve their schools and home communities.

For more information about NYCALC, visit the official website.

BIA Pathways Internship Program

The BIA Pathways Internship Program connects Native American and Alaska Native students to paid internships across the United States. With meaningful projects, rotational assignments, and multi-semester opportunities, Pathways prepares you for an impactful career in public service and offers a direct pipeline to full-time employment with the BIA or Tribal Nations upon graduation.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. To learn more and apply, visit the BIA Pathways website

Indian Youth Service Corps

The intent of the Indian Youth Service Corps (IYSC) Program is to expand opportunities for Tribes to participate in Public Land Corps activities and to provide a direct benefit to members of federally recognized Indian Tribes or Alaska Native corporations. The IYSC Program will provide meaningful educational, non-Federal employment, and training opportunities to youth and young adults aged 16-30, inclusive of veterans aged 35 or younger in a natural or cultural resource setting, through conservation projects on eligible service land - public lands and Indian lands. 

To learn more, read the official press release

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Branch of Tribal Climate Resilience
1001 Indian School Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. MST, Monday–Friday