Internship opportunities are available to undergraduate or graduate college students. At this time we are not able to offer internships to high school students. Please note that all internship positions are volunteer (not paid) and will be selected on a competitive basis. Applicants are responsible for paying all individual expenses associated with relocation, travel, and room and board. The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS) does not provide assistance with housing or transportation. Materials, supplies and office support for work related assignments will be provided. The MBNMS main office is located in Monterey, California with satellite offices in Santa Cruz and San Simeon.
MBNMS provides internships in:
(sorry, there are no Resource Protection internships available now. Please check back for future postings.)
The MBNMS accepts applications year-round. To apply for an internship position, please complete and submit (via mail, fax or e-mail) the attached application to:
Dawn Hayes, Deputy Superintendent
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
99 Pacific Street, Bldg. 455A
Monterey, CA 93940
Fax: (831) 647-4250
Phone: (831) 647-4256
Additionally, the Coastal Services Center of NOAA (in Charleston, SC) has developed a marine and coastal related "Internship - Fellowship Opportunities Webpage."It is a great resource for internships and fellowships nationally.
MBNMS Internships at CSU Monterey Bay can be found here: