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MBNMS Education Internships

Education Internship #1: Social Media and Communications Intern

We're seeking a creative individual to develop and design images, posts, and other social media products that can help people learn about Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, what sanctuaries protect, and the recreational opportunities sanctuaries provide. You'll collaborate with the Education and Outreach Coordinator to produce posts for our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (including Instagram Stories) accounts, and support Get Into Your Sanctuary social media campaign. With your help, we're looking for innovative ways to engage our audiences with sanctuaries in new and exciting ways. This internship will create content for 4–7 social media posts per week with specific messaging regarding sanctuary wildlife diversity, resource protection issues, and sanctuary research topics; develop messaging to support Get Into Your Sanctuary campaign, and write web stories for Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary website and other media outlets as needed. The internship will fall between the dates of May – October, for 16–20 hours per week and duration will depend on candidate availability. The candidate may be based in Monterey, or may work remotely. Review the full job description here.

Staff Lead: Amity Wood


Education Internship #2: Graphic Design Intern

We're seeking a talented and artistic individual to create a series of graphic design images, materials, and infographics that can help deliver and promote responsible wildlife viewing best practices. As wildlife disturbances from human activities is growing. the need to creatively communicate sustainable and responsible behavior for enjoying and respecting wildlife is needed for increased protection. Using the Office of National Marine Sanctuary’s graphic standards, you'll collaborate with the Education and Outreach Coordinator to create images that align with our “Ocean Etiquette” and “Don’t Be That Guy” messaging. With your help, we're looking for innovative ways to engage our audiences with important conservation messages. The internship will fall between the dates of May – October, for 16-20 hours per week and duration will depend on candidate availability. The candidate may be based in Monterey, or may work remotely. Review the full job description here.

Staff Lead: Amity Wood


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 
Email: dawn.hayes@noaa.gov
Fax: (831) 647-4250 
Phone: (831) 647-4256