Calling all college students and recent graduates interested in ocean conservation: the application deadline for the Fall 2019 Marine Conservation Internship has been extended to July 22! This internship provides diverse experiences including non-profit operations, outreach and education, field work, data collection and management, public speaking, event planning and more. During the four month internship semester from September to December 2019, you will have opportunities to dive and volunteer with partner organizations in the Florida Keys and South Florida. Visit to learn more and apply.

Marine Conservation Internship Benefits
• Exposure to numerous non-profit educational and environmental organizations
• Experience in Florida and Caribbean fish identification and surveying
• Assist with events including Upper Keys Lionfish Derby and annual four-day REEF Fest celebration
• Practical field experience in monitoring protocols, procedures, and data management
• Experience with marketing, communications, and graphic design
• Opportunities to teach others about the marine environment during presentations and community outreach
• Gain hands-on experience with diverse tasks and responsibilities at a small non-profit organization
• Network with key figures in marine science, SCUBA diving, underwater photography, and conservation
• Have plentiful opportunities to dive
• Earn college credit, if appropriate
• Receive letters of recommendation upon successful completion of the internship
• Earn dive training certifications from local dive shops and instructors, when applicable
• Make long lasting friendships with like-minded individuals
• Live in the beautiful, sunny Florida Keys, where the ocean is your backyard