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Aquarium Internship


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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior
Post-Baccalaureate
Graduate Students (Masters)

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

Description:
The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association (MMA) is offering four internships at its Aquarium during the summer. The Maria Mitchell Aquarium houses roughly 65-75 different marine species each year.

One of the most unique public aquarium internships in the country, this paid opportunity immerses interns all all facets of public aquarium operations, including exhibit design, collection and husbandry of 75+ marine species, plumbing and troubleshooting of filtration systems, program and tour leadership, volunteer management, retail in the giftshop, and more!

The ideal candidates have interest and experience with marine biology and environmental education. Many former interns are working the fields of outdoor education, public aquarium husbandry and education, aquaculture, K-12 science education, and marine biological sciences.

For more details and information, visit our Aquarium Internship page on our website.


Participating Institution(s):
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Maria Mitchell Association (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Aquatic & Fisheries Sciences
Biology
Conservation Biology & Wildlife
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Natural Resources
STEM Fields
Zoology

Keywords:
Fish Biology
Invertebrate Zoology
Invertebrates
Marine Biology
Marine Chemistry
Marine Ecology
Marine Invertebrates
Marine Science
Vertebrate Zoology

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