Apply now for an internship in environmental education at Dauphin Island Sea Lab

By: Tina Miller-Way / Published: Mar 07,  2019

Discovery Hall Programs (DHP) at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab in Dauphin Island, Alabama, has a 10-week summer internship position available for an undergraduate (junior, senior) or recent graduate from groups currently under-represented in marine science and environmental education.

In the Internship in Environmental Education, which is supported by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, interns work with DHP’s education personnel in many different summer programs including summer camps for K-12 students, a 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. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the field of environmental education and learn about the Gulf of Mexico ecosystems. 

2017 Intern Jordan Brown helps students during a shark dissection lesson.
2017 Intern Jordan Brown helps students during a shark dissection lesson.

The internship includes a $4,000 stipend, room and board. A background check and drug testing are requirements for employment.

To apply, please send the following:

  • A cover letter describing your interests and qualifications
  • A current CV/resume
  • Transcripts (unofficial is OK)
  • A completed application (application available here

Email the documents to with the subject line, Discovery Hall Summer Internship, or mail to:

Discovery Hall Summer Internship
Dauphin Island Sea Lab    
101 Bienville Blvd.      
Dauphin Island AL 36528  

For further information, please contact DHP Registrar Sara Johnson at (251) 861-2141 x7515 or email The deadline for applications is April 1, 2019.

View a flier about this opportunity here.


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