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2024 Internship Opportunities

MORAES internships provide an opportunity for students to get involved in the local marine science community and to gain valuable experience within the marine and environmental field. Our competitive internships offer opportunities to engage in applied research, volunteer management, education outreach, and much more! 

Selected applicants will work with our team on current projects, focusing on solutions to local environmental issues through innovative research and conservation techniques. As an intern, you'll be crucial in helping MORAES achieve success, but we also want to make sure you get as much out of the experience as possible! For more information, check out the listings below!

 

Cetacean Aerial Survey Project and Conservation Intern Assisting with Field Research

Marine Conservation Intern

As the Marine Conservation Intern, you will be critical in outreach and data management for MORAES. You will be pivotal in conducting and analyzing bottlenose dolphin surveys, collecting data for all projects and supporting workday events at our restoration sites. This internship will require ~10 hours/week. Intern is paid a small stipend, with additional funding opportunities available.  The selected applicant will work independently and is expected to assist in field work with reliable transportation.

Sea Turtle Nesting Survey Intern

Sea Turtle Nesting Survey Intern

As the Sea Turtle Nesting Survey Intern, you will lead daily sea turtle nesting surveys on Virginia Key, cruising the beach on the MORAES UTV and enjoying the sunrise at 6:30AM. You will observe, document and report marine turtle activity and oversee the adopt a nest program. This internship will require ~10 hours/week. Intern is paid per survey, with additional funding opportunities available.  The selected applicant will work independently and is expected to assist in field work with reliable transportation.

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