Internship Opportunities

Read about internship opportunities with the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute.

The intern program at the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute provides an opportunity for college students and postgraduates to obtain hands-on experience in fish and wildlife sciences and related fields. Intern positions are unpaid, and the student is expected to contribute at least eight to 10 hours per week for at least 10 weeks (or a minimum of 80 hours). Prior to the termination of the internship, the student will be expected to present a 15- to 20-minute seminar to FWRI staff describing some aspect of the student's intern experience.

Current Internship Opportunities
The table below lists which research programs currently have internship openings.

Calendar of Anticipated Internship Opportunities

Program Supervisor WINTER-SPRING
Jan. - Apr.
2015
SUMMER
May - Aug.
2015
FALL
Sept. - Dec.
2014
Coastal Wetlands Research
(St. Petersburg)
Moyer 1 1 1
(filled)
Genetics
(St. Petersburg)
Tringali

        1

        1 

0

Geospatial Assessment 
      
(St. Petersburg)

Ennis 

        1

        1

1
(filled) 
Manatees
(Jacksonville)
Gordon

        1

        1 

        0

Manatees
(Port Charlotte)
Boyd 1
(filled)
0 1
(filled)
Manatees
(Tequesta)
Howell

        1

        0

1
(filled)
Manatee GIS
(St. Petersburg)
Koslovsky 0

       1
    (filled)

1
(filled)
Manatee Photo-ID
(St. Petersburg)
Rood Nov.-March
(filled)

  May-Sept.
        1   

N/A
Specimen Information Services
(St. Petersburg)
Herrera 1

        1

1
(filled)
Stock Enhancement Research
(SERF-Port Manatee)
Russo 1

    

        1 

   

0


Internship Criteria and Protocols

How to Apply for an Internship

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