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Internship Program


MOCMI’S internship program is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in the marine sciences.

  • Internships are for one semester and require a minimum weekly commitment of at least 20 hours.
  • During their internship, each student will be assigned a mentor while they undertake a personal project. 
  • Interns participate in community engagement initiatives, daily operations, and field work.
  • Internships are unpaid positions and housing is not provided.

Application Deadlines:

Fall 2021: July 15, 2021

  • Applicant must be 17 years of age, or a high school senior in the fall 2021.
  • Applicant should be entering their senior year of high school, enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited college or university, be enrolled in a graduate program, or be a recent graduate from a college or university.
  • Students must be self-motivated and willing to learn.
  • Preference will be given to students from Maui County.

Internship Application

Applications for the 2021 fall internship are now open. To apply , please complete the online application found here.