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Seafood for the Future Science Communications Intern

The Seafood for the Future Science Communications intern will support the program and the Aquarium’s marketing department by translating science, research, and data into public and media friendly content. The intern will do this with a variety of tasks, including writing and editing copy, developing public outreach materials, and administrative duties.


  • Copy writing,
  • Proofing,
  • Compiling and organizing data,
  • Creating copy and visual content for outreach and education materials

Time Commitment: 8-16 hours per week

Skill Requirements:

  • Knowledge and interest in science and science communications.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, and/or Publisher
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Familiarity with Facebook and Twitter.
  • Familiarity with the science and socioeconomic variables associated with seafood and food systems

Training: Aquarium 101 orientation class and one-on-one coaching with the Seafood for the Future Program Manager and marketing department staff.

Supervision: Reports to the Seafood for the Future Program Manager and marketing staff as assigned

Working Conditions: The Aquarium Administrative offices located at 320 Golden Shore. The intern will work from a small table with access to a computer and phone in small, fast-paced environment.

Benefits: Benefits for all Aquarium staff include free Aquarium tickets, discounts at Pacific Collections and Café Scuba, and the opportunity to attend lectures and workshops. Not to mention the satisfaction of knowing that they have contributed to a wonderful cause. SFF will also write letters of recommendation and/or help students get school credit for their efforts. In addition, interns will develop a familiarity about the inner-workings of the Aquarium’s Seafood for the Future conservation program and its marketing department and participle on important initiatives.