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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/graduate students and recent college graduates interested in a career in the ocean sciences.

The Marine Resources Division volunteer/intern program gives you the ability to learn more about marine life and biodiversity of Florida, protection and conservation efforts, 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 Aquatic Vegetation Inventory
  2. Marine Education and Outreach to Youth/Community Groups
  3. Fishing Data
  4. Lionfish
  5. Surveys for Waterway Access
  6. Fishing Bridge Monitoring
  7. Marine Debris: Microplastics, Ocean Hour, International Coastal Clean-up, etc.
  8. Artificial Reef Profiles
  9. Special Projects
  10. Marine Life List

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?

Internships for the Fall 2021 semester are now being accepted. To be considered for our internship program, all applicants must complete the Application Packet from Intern Coordinator, provide resume, a letter of  interest, availability and two references. Review the documents below and contact Cortney Browning.

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