The Marine Mammal Subsection offers a variety of manatee internships including positions that work on photo identification and GIS projects in St. Petersburg, as well as positions that assist field stations with manatee rescue, carcass salvage, and research in other areas around the state.
Manatee GIS Research Intern
Interns' primary responsibilities are assisting with various GIS-related tasks related to ongoing projects by FWRI scientists in their research on manatee ecology and behavior.
Northeast Florida Marine Mammal Internship
Interns will assist with marine mammal carcass salvage, rescue, research and public outreach in Northeast Florida.
Manatee Photo-identification Internships
FWRI's manatee photo-identification research focuses on the long-term monitoring of Florida manatees in southwest Florida. The primary goal of our program is to document individual manatees.
Southeast Florida Manatee Interns
Interns will assist with manatee rescue, carcass salvage, and research in South Florida.
Southwest Florida Manatee Intern
Interns will assist with manatee rescue, carcass salvage, and research for ten counties in southwest Florida.
Melbourne Beach Marine Mammal Internship
Interns will assist with manatee rescues, carcass salvages, and research in east central Florida.