Volunteer student guide, with visitors at Splash Zone Touch Pool

We're committed to developing the next generation of ocean conservationists through our internship program. We inspire, engage and connect students in the hope of achieving lasting marine conservation outcomes and influencing ocean policy. We also seek to increase diversity in the sciences, and acknowledge the variety of cultures that enrich our world.

View our internship opportunities

Requirements for Applying

  • Ages 18 or older
  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university
  • Enrolled during the term immediately preceding the internship
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application for the desired internship position
  • Submit a resume including relevant courses and/or experience
  • Provide two letters of recommendation from professors or supervisors

Letters of Recommendation

You may attach the confidential letters of recommendation to your application or they may be emailed separately to intern@mbayaq.org.

If your letters will be emailed separately, then you must attach one placeholder document for each letter at this step in the application process in order to complete your online application. In each placeholder document, please include:

  • Name of the person sending the recommendation
  • Person's job title and their affiliation with you
  • What you believe they will say about you in the recommendation

For more information, email intern@mbayaq.org.