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College Internships

Internships at the Aquarium of the Pacific are structured for college students and recent graduates who are interested in playing a direct role in ensuring our oceans are vital and healthy for generations to come.

Our internships are typically offered in the fall, spring and summer and we accept applications year round. All applicants should be organized, self motivated, and have excellent people skills. All internship positions are on a voluntary basis only; we do not offer paid intern positions. Housing and transportation are the responsibility of the candidate.

Spring term:
Application Deadline: November 13
Proposed Intern period: January-April

Summer term:
Application Deadline: March 11
Proposed Intern period: May-August

Fall term:
Application Deadline: July 15
Proposed Intern period: September-December

Program Animals Internship

The Program animal Internship plays an important role in the Aquariums mission to educate the public about conservation and respect for not only animals that live in the ocean but land animals as well. These volunteers help with food preparation, cleaning of exhibits and kitchens. The program animals include; arachnids, birds, reptiles, and small mammals.

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