University & Research Intern
Number of positions available: 4
Position Dates: May 8 - August 12, 2023
$1000 stipend, Room & Board
Applications for this internship are closed for the 2023 season, but check back in January 2024 for next year's opportunity!
Gain hands-on experience at a marine science field station while learning valuable technical and interpersonal skills. University & Research (U&R) Interns are immersed in the daily operations of the Chincoteague Bay Field Station, conduct research, and develop leadership skills as they support college students as resident advisors. Internships occur during our four summer sessions, beginning two weeks prior to, and ending at the completion of summer sessions. The intern will work three out of the four sessions, and may attend a course during their session off.
Positions will be filled on a rolling basis, we will contact everyone with interview dates and times. Please feel free to fill out the application to the right. If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HIGH SCHOOL INTERNSHIPS
Applications for this internship are closed for the 2023 season, but check back in February 2024 for next year's opportunity!
Coastal Education and Leadership Program
Position Dates: June 11 - August 11, 2023
Number of internships available: 4
$500 stipend + room and board
We are looking for 4 rising high school juniors or seniors or recent high school grads with an interest in education, biology or science. Students must have a strong academic profile and be interested in an opportunity to work in an outdoor environmental education setting. Interns will spend a lot of time outdoors in marine environments. Students who are enthusiastic and outgoing, can work easily with others and are organized, with good attention to detail will be the best fit for this internship. Interns must be at least 16 years old by the start date of the internship.
For 9 weeks students will live, work and play on the main campus of the Chincoteague Bay Field Station, located in Wallops Island, VA, just minutes from the islands of Chincoteague and Assateague. This internship includes two main components: programs and enrichment. Students will work alongside program staff to provide environmental education programs and summer camp activities; periodically attend college level courses; and explore the exciting marine habitats of Virginia’s Eastern Shore. This program is a wonderful opportunity to enhance and develop self-confidence, self-awareness, communication skills, and personal leadership style. The internship is a unique opportunity for students to gain job experience, to learn about the exciting field of Marine Science Education and to make new friends. Students will gain work experience that they may then apply in their junior or senior year in high school and beyond.
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Contact: Anne Self
Chincoteague Bay Field Station is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Association will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.