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Research Internship Positions:

Click on each position to learn more about position details, descriptions, and eligibility requirements!
Please note that these descriptions are not all-encompassing - click each position for more in-depth details.

Research Internships

Marine Mammal Education and Research- Marine Mammal Education and Research Interns work with the Boston Harbor Cruises Whale Watch team, participating in data collection and research related to marine mammals, as well as providing educational opportunities and support to whale watch attendees. Click to learn more about other duties and responsibilities!

- BalanceBLUE Research- The BalanceBLUE Lab is seeking an intern to assist with a number of initiatives aiming to educate investors interested in growing the blue economy on various issues regarding the ocean. The end goal is to supply investors with the information they need to feel comfortable in supporting businesses and ideas that can deliver significant environmental and social benefit.

- Marine Debris Research- The intern will assist the Spatial Ecology, Mapping and Assessment Program (EcoMap) and the BalanceBLUE Lab in collating a multi-year dataset of marine debris sightings photographed during aerial surveys and will conduct basic analyses to identify potential trends (hotspots, seasonality, etc.). This work will support external ongoing efforts to document marine debris in the Northeast.

- Aquaculture Research- This position will work with the Aquaculture Programs Manager to review relevant RAS operations (both domestic and abroad) and collate common challenges and opportunities to scaling up production. This could include internet research, as well as interviews with RAS companies and blue technology innovators. The intern will also assist with a number of activities aimed at disseminating information to relevant stakeholders, including those with limited knowledge of aquaculture.

-Sustainable Seafood Messaging- Sustainable Seafood Messaging Intern to assist Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life staff in updating and supplementing sustainable seafood messaging and education for the Aquarium. Click to learn more about other duties and responsibilities! 

-Earth Science Data- Intern would compile details on earth orbiting satellite data, climate timeseries data, and earth system model outputs that may be applicable to marine ecosystem models. Click to learn more about other duties and responsibilities! 

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