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Sea Turtle and Coral Reef Conservation Internship
MOCMI’S internship program is designed for students pursuing a career in the marine sciences. Applicants should be entering their senior year of high school, recent high school graduates, or enrolled in a university undergraduate or graduate program. Interns work directly with MOCMI staff members and assist with various projects related to coral reef and sea turtle conservation. To apply, please fill out our Internship Application found

Daily tasks include:

  • Assist with the response and rescue of sick and injured sea turtles
  • Assist in MOCMI’s coral lab
  • Turtle tank husbandry
  • Assist with MOCMI’s bottle recycling program
  • Assist with implementation and monitoring of MOCMI’s fishing line recycling bins
  • In-water surveys to assess coral health
  • Reef and beach cleanups
  • Educating the public

Application Deadline:
Summer 2019: May 31, 2019
Fall 2019: August 31, 2019
Spring 2020: December 31, 2019


There are currently no openings.