2022 Internship Opportunities

The MORAES team is committed to the understanding, viability and protection of South Florida’s local marine environment through conservation, research and environmental stewardship. The focus of our internship is to provide a streamlined path to get students involved and STAY involved in the local marine science community. Our competitive internships offer opportunities to engage in applied research/publishing, volunteer management, and education outreach. Selected applicants will work with our team on current projects, focusing on solutions to local environmental issues using innovative research and conservation techniques. MORAES interns will be pivotal in achieving our organization’s goals and will play an integral role in day-to-day actions, and will ultimately lead to a greater sense of stewardship in South Florida’s community.


Conservation and Communications Internship

The Conservation and Communications Internship will assist with all communications related activities including social media content development and management, website design, and promoting of events and activities. Additionally, this position will assist with the Evolution of Darwin Beach events, datal collection and volunteer management. This internship is 6 months long with the option to renew and will require ~10 hours/week. Please note that projects may include weekday and/or weekend events at field locations. This internship is unpaid.

Sea Turtle Nesting Survey Internship

As a MORAES Sea Turtle Nesting Survey Intern, you will be pivotal in assuring we reach our goals and will play an integral role in our day-to-day actions, leading to a greater sense of stewardship in the local community. Beach Surveys will begin April 15, 2022 and end September 30, 2022. However, interns will be required to attend two virtual trainings and complete their project proposal in February- March. Starting mid- April, interns are required to assist for 4 hours 4 days a week (~16 hours/week). These hours are primarily from 6:00AM-11:00AM. Please note that projects will include weekday and/or weekend events at field locations. Internship is unpaid.