Skip Navigation

The Marine Resources division internship develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. We offer internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students as well as recent college graduates interested in a career in ocean sciences.

The Marine Resources division volunteer and intern program gives you the ability to learn more about marine life and Florida's biodiversity, protection and conservation efforts, and increase your awareness of marine, estuarine, and freshwater resources.

Interns will have the opportunity to contribute to our projects relate to ocean, marine or coastal studies, research or outreach, like:

  1. GIS various projects: artificial reefs, vegetative inventory, sea turtles, etc.
  2. Marine education and outreach to youth/community groups
  3. Fishing data
  4. Surveys for waterway access
  5. Waterway monitoring- SAAD Vessels, Bridges, etc. 
  6. Coastal conservation
  7. Special projects

We inspire, engage and connect students in the hope of achieving lasting marine conservation outcomes and influencing ocean policy. The experience gained through our internship should provide both the knowledge and experience base to prepare the intern for entry level employment within related fields.

Want to apply?

Internship applications for the fall 2024 semester are open through July 12, 2024. To be considered for our internship program, all applicants must complete the application packet, provide resume, transcripts (unofficial), a letter of interest, availability, and two references. Interns are typically recent graduates, graduate students, or upper-level undergraduate students. Intern Coordinator applications should be submitted using the coordinator position documents. Deadline is July 12, 2024. For both internship and intern coordinator positions, review the documents below and contact Kindall Butler at
Escambia Countuy Logo

The mission of Escambia County government is to provide efficient, responsive services that enhance our quality of life, meet common needs and promote a safe and healthy community.

Under Florida law, IP addresses and both the content of emails and email addresses are public records. If you do not want your IP address and the content of your email or your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in person.

All content © 2023 Escambia County, FL and its representatives. All rights reserved.