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:
- GIS various projects: artificial reefs, vegetative inventory, sea turtles, etc.
- Marine education and outreach to youth/community groups
- Fishing data
- Surveys for waterway access
- Waterway monitoring- SAAD Vessels, Bridges, etc.
- Coastal conservation
- Artificial reef
- 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.