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Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Internship Challenge Program Now Open

The MA Life Sciences Internship Program has been renewed for a fourth year, and is accepting applications now. The program provides funds for nearly 300 college students and recent graduates who are following career paths in the life sciences, for internships at over 200 companies. For more information e-mail internship@masslifesciences.com or visit their website.

Job Opportunity: Marine Educator Internship, Florida

Sanibel Sea School is seeking Marine Educator Interns to assist with Summer Camp 2010 programs. SSS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to marine conservation through experiential education. A detailed description of Sanibel Sea School and summer camp offerings can be found on: www.sanibelseaschool.org.

Inquiries may be made to Bruce Neill, Ph.D., Executive Director at jobs@sanibelseaschool.org.

Add your listing – Summer programs for teachers & students

The National Marine Educators Association features “summer opportunities for teachers” in the spring issue of NMEA News, and is soliciting listings. Submit opportunities for teachers and/or their students to johnette.bosarge@usm.edu or nmea@usm.edu, including:  a 50- to 60-word paragraph describing the workshop or field trip, including a website for more information, and a contact person. Deadline for submissions is Friday, 2/5/10, to be published online in mid-March.

Internship – Spring in the Caribbean

Environmental Protection In the Caribbean  is seeking an environmental education intern for the period March-April 2010. The internship takes place on the island of St. Maarten in the Netherlands Antilles. The intern would work within the Love the Lagoon Project to protect the Simpson Bay Lagoon, one of the largest lagoons in the West Indies, providing interactive presentations to primary and secondary school students about the importance of wetlands. Deadline for applications is 2/10/10. For more information contact Natalia Collier at ncollier@epicislands.org.

Internships – Summer in North Carolina

The Bald Head Island Conservancy of southeastern North Carolina is offering four internship opportunities for Summer 2010,as Environmental Educators, Sea Turtle Conservationists, Kayak Guides, and Wildlife Naturalist.  The Intern Program is open to rising juniors, seniors or recent graduates from any accredited college or university, with majors in biology, marine biology, environmental science, education, or a related course of study.  Deadline for applications is 2/12/10.

Internship – Ocean Literacy Summit Planning, MA/NH

The New England Ocean Science Education Collaborative (NEOSEC), as part of its commitment to promoting Ocean Literacy in the region, hosts biannual Ocean Literacy Summits for formal and informal educators, scientists, and policymakers to share ideas and tools for doing so.  Plans are underway for the 2010 Ocean Literacy Summit, to be held November 12, 2010 at the University of New Hampshire, with presentations and discussions highlighting the great diversity of life and ecosystems supported by the ocean.  We seek an intern to process and track registrations, and generally assist NEOSEC’s Summit Planning Committee.  For more information and to apply, contact Mona Chang at mchang@neaq.org.

Internships – NSF Research Experience for Undergrads, ME

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences will host eight NSF-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduate participants in summer 2010, for research topics ranging from microbial oceanography to large-scale processes that drive interactions between ocean ecosystems and the global environment, focusing on the marine microbial food web, ocean biogeochemistry, optical oceanography, remote sensing, sensory biology, climate change, and fisheries oceanography. Visit the program website for more information and to apply.  Deadline 1/15/10

Internships for College and Graduate Students – Alaska

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is currently sponsoring an internship program for college students and recent graduates who are interested in gaining an educational experience in a world-class marine facility.  The Alaska SeaLife Center is dedicated to understanding and maintaining the integrity of the marine ecosystem of Alaska through research, rehabilitation, conservation and public education.  They  are currently accepting applications for summer 2010.  The application deadline date is February 1, 2010.

Opportunities are available in the following areas:

    Interpretation – Avian
    Interpretation – Mammals
    Interpretation – Dive
    Interpretation – National Park Service
    Marine Climate Change
    Marine Spatial Planning
    Fundraising/Public Relations
    Sales & Marketing
    Harbor Seal Research
    Steller Video Monitoring – Chiswell Project
    Avian Husbandry
    Eider (Sea Duck) Husbandry
    Aquarium Husbandry
    Marine Animal Stranding Program

ASLC internships offer a well-rounded, educational experience working in a variety of areas within the Center.  The Alaska SeaLife Center provides interns with complimentary housing and a small food stipend.  Visit the  website for full internship descriptions, including internship dates and general information, and application instructions.

For more information contact:
Human Resources Specialist
Alaska SeaLife Center
P.O. Box 1329
Seward, Alaska 99664
Phone: 1-800-224-2525 ext. 6307
volunteer_intern@alaskasealife.org