Send the following materials to REEF via email or mail:

- Completed Application Form, available for download in PDF or Word Document form. Depending on the browser you use to open the PDF link from the internship webpage, you may need to download the PDF, then save the file to your desktop as a new file using the “Save As” function. Before sending in your application, please confirm that the PDF or Word Document has saved your text correctly. 

- Resume and Cover Letter

- Letter of reference from at least one previous or current professor, supervisor, employer, or other non-related individual whom you have worked or studied with for a significant period of time. This person should be able to speak about previous experiences and personal characteristics that make you a strong candidate for the internship


Fall: Applications must be received by June 30
Spring: Applications must be received by October 16
Summer: Applications must be received by March 11

Note for summer applicants

December 1 if you are applying for the Our World Underwater Scholarship Society funded internship

March 4 if you are applying for the Heppell REEF Marine Conservation Internship Scholarship


Candidates will be notified shortly after the application deadline of the semester for which they apply.


Brittany Parker, REEF Education and Operations Program Manager
(305) 852-0030
PO Box 370246
Key Largo, FL 33037