Internship Opportunities

Internship opportunities are available in the research labs and programs at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab throughout the year. Current opportunities are listed below.

It’s also encouraged to check the employment page for internships and fellowships.

Discovery Hall Programs

Discovery Hall Programs (DHP) offers internship opportunities for students to learn more about the field of environmental education and marine science through assisting in our outdoor classes, summer camps, outreach events, and workshops. These opportunities include school year and summer internships for high school students, undergraduate students, and recent college graduates.

2023 Summer Environmental Education Internship

Dates: May 31-July 28, 2023

Discovery Hall Programs (DHP) has two summer internship positions available for an undergraduate (junior, senior) or recent graduate. We are particularly interested in applications from groups currently underrepresented in marine science and environmental education.

Interns work with DHP’s education personnel in our many different summer programs including summer camps for K-12 students, residential class in marine science for high school students, teacher workshops, and public outreach events. Interns assist in all aspects of logistics, preparation, and teaching. These internships are a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the field of environmental education and learn about the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystems.

Click here to learn more and apply.

University Programs

Marine Science Internship, Alabama Center of Excellence

The Alabama Center of Excellence (ALCoE) housed at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), located on Dauphin Island, Alabama, is soliciting applications for three (3) Marine Science Interns to help conduct ecosystem-based monitoring along the Northern Gulf of Mexico under Drs. John Valentine and Ken Heck.

The positions will begin as early as April, 2023, and end December 15, 2023. The start date is flexible with preferred start dates between April 1, 2023 and May 15, 2023.

Click here to learn more and apply.