Over this past week, 40 college students from around the U.S. came together at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as part of an award-winning diversity youth hiring program that theService created in partnership with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) in 2008. The Career Discovery Internship Program (CDIP) aims to prepare the next generation of wildlife professionals by introducing culturally and ethnically diverse youth to conservation careers. Each year, the students participate in a weeklong training orientation at a refuge before heading off to locations throughout the National Wildlife Refuge System to begin summer-long internships.
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