The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provides opportunities for students pursuing career options while progressing towards their degree – whether undergraduate, graduate, or beyond. We offer opportunities that can expose current and former students to a career field while assisting NOAA in performing critical work that supports our mission.Read more
The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association offers a variety of summer internships at its Aquarium, Natural Science Museum, Observatories, Mitchell House, and in the field for our Summer Discovery Education Programs. Qualified undergraduate and graduate students usually study in the fields of marine biology, natural science, education, historic preservation, and astronomy. Please read all of the descriptions to find the internship that fits you best.Read more
Paid internship opportunity for current UW students (UW Office for Youth Programs Development and Support)
The UW Office for Youth Programs Development and Support (YPDS) has a great internship opportunity for individuals interested in learning about youth engagement, policy development and project implementation. This office provides consultation and guidance to UW departments who operate youth programs. UW hosts over 200 youth programs and activities serving over 94,000 youth each year. Learn more about the office at our website: www.uw.edu/youth
The YPDS intern will primarily assist with implementation of a new web-based registration system for UW youth programs, and support other activities as time allows. This internship starts in September and continues through to the end of Winter quarter, with a possibility of extension through Spring quarter pending funding availability.Read more
The Heck Lab at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab is looking for an intern to help conduct submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) research along the Northern Gulf of Mexico. We are looking to fill this position quickly with the intern starting on or before September 15th, 2018. The duration of the internship is 6 months, with a possible extension and/or advancement depending on performance and funding.Read more
Dr. Danny Grunbaum and Dr. Julie Kiester have funding to support a 12-week paid summer intern in biological oceanography on a project studying how zooplankton swimming behaviors are affected by hypoxia and acidification in Puget Sound. We are using three approaches to study distributions and movements of zooplankton: 1) a video system that is deployed in situ on a vertically profiling ORCA mooring in Hood Canal, 2) cameras deployed on Lagrangian drifters on research cruises, and 3) zooplankton net tows to ground-truth the camera data.Read more
6 total internships with 80 – 160 hours of paid internship total on the Olympic Peninsula with the Clallam Marine Resources Committee in summer 2018. Application deadline is May 18, 2018.Read more
The summer interpretive naturalist volunteer will serve with the education staff and volunteers at Cama Beach and Camano Island State Parks on the shore of Saratoga Passage. The volunteer will lead outdoor discovery experiences and experiential education in a busy, fast-paced environment. The volunteer will also have the opportunity to develop a capstone project. The majority of programs will be targeted at children ages 4-12 but teens, adults, and seniors are also often in the audience. The summer interpretive naturalist volunteer will assist staff in developing and maintaining education materials, and presenting evening programs. The volunteer’s role will be to create a sense of stewardship and to provide youth and adults with opportunities to enjoy the rich legacy of Washington State Parks.Read more
Soundwatch is a successful and internationally acclaimed education and monitoring program working to reduce vessel disturbance to orcas and other marine wildlife in the Salish Sea region of Washington State (USA) and British Columbia (Canada). Soundwatch needs interns to help conduct seasonal vessel patrols, educate boaters on regional/federal guidelines and regulations, and collect data while monitoring vessel activities around whales. Data from this critical program characterizes vessel activity trends around endangered orcas and other marine wildlife. The data is used to promote better boater compliance and to inform marine mammal management strategies such as state and federal vessel laws and guidelines. The Soundwatch program is operated by The Whale Museum (TWM), a not-for-profit organization located in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island in Washington state.Read more
Algae, Daphnia, Microbes, in Closed Ecological Systems
Starting in Summer 2017, with intention on staying and working in Frieda Taub’s lab (Professor Emerita) for (possibly) two years. A part time position, around 10 hours a week (anywhere from 8-12 hours depending on the week) that is highly flexible to fit around a school schedule.
The student must be interested in Aquatic Ecology with science backgrounds or majors in SAFS/Microbiology/Ecology/Biology/Oceanography/Environmental Science.
The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST), a citizen science program based at the
University of Washington’s School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, is recruiting undergraduate interns
for the upcoming academic quarter. COASST works with approximately 1,000 citizen science participants, using their data on beach-cast
carcasses of marine birds to establish the baseline, or ‘normal’ pattern of beached bird mortality on
North Pacific beaches.