Internships

COLLEGE INTERNSHIPS

 

Summer: Museum Assistant/Education Intern

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Come help us share our mission with the public about who we are as an organization and some of the animals that we work with at the Stranding Center! Interns will spend their time giving short, guided tours in our museum space, running booths at fairs/festivals/farmers markets,and assisting with our beach programs such as seining and mock stranding classes. 

Requirements:

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and be in good physical condition, including being able to lift 40 lbs. You must be comfortable working with people of all ages, including children. Interns must be available for at least two days/week, and will work with the education coordinator to develop a schedule. All internships are unpaid. No lodging is provided, and interns must have their own transportation. Students may apply with their college/university to receive college credit, but it is the student's responsibility to make sure all paperwork and requirements are met to receive credit. Experience is not required. Both undergraduates and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Application Process:

Application information for next summer (2021) will be available in the spring. Please check back then.

 


Spring: Field Stranding Technicians Assistant

Interns will spend their time assisting our Field Stranding Technicians with the rehabilitation and rescue of seals and sea turtles. This internship is ONLY available in the SPRING semester.

MMSC Internship ICU 550 pwDuties Include:

Cleaning and maintenance of all animal holding areas, equipment and grounds. Food preparation and performing daily feedings. Assisting the Field Stranding Technicians in stranding response, medical procedures, necropsies and releases. Performing other duties and projects as assigned. 

Requirements:

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, be in good physical condition, as well as be able to lift 40 lbs. The start of the Spring Internship is dependent upon the arrival of the seals in our area, typically running from February through May. Interns must be available for at least two 4 hour shifts per week, and will work with the Stranding Technicians to develop a schedule. Interns must also complete a minimum of 8 hours of education projects during the internship, scheduled with the Education Coordinator, and not to overlap the assigned poolhouse schedule. All internships are unpaid. No lodging is provided, and interns must have their own transportation. Students may apply with their college/university to receive college credit, but it is the student's responsibility to make sure all paperwork and requirements are met to receive credit. Experience is not required. Both undergraduates and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Application Process:

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR SPRING SEMESTER 2021. Application information for Spring 2022 will be available in the summer. Please check back then.