We invite you to join a dedicated and enthusiastic team at the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, where you will gain valuable resume-building experience and an insider’s perspective from the nation’s leader in ocean conservation and management. As a volunteer intern, you will work on a variety of projects tailored to meet your capacity, availability and interests. We are based in Silver Spring, Maryland and easily accessible on Washington DC’s metro system. As a volunteer in our offices, you’ll be encouraged to attend marine conservation events, lectures, conferences and receptions that provide fantastic networking opportunities for your career development.
We cooperate with institutions of higher learning and internship coordination programs to ensure students receive credit for their volunteer hours. We can arrange positions for part-time and full-time availability; while the duration of volunteer internships can vary, most typically last at least eight weeks. As these are volunteer positions, stipends are currently unavailable.
How to Apply
To apply for a volunteer internship with the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, please review the available position descriptions below and send the following materials to the point of contact listed:
- Cover letter
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Writing sample
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