Tag: Internship

Meet our Summer 2018 interns! National Intern Day

Animal Care

            Name: Gabriella N Hometown: Rochester, NY School: Roger Williams University (Graduated 2018) Major: Marine Biology Bio: At the age of 10, Gabriella fell in love with the ocean while she was on vacation with her family in Bar Harbor, Maine. Ever since, Gabriella has always known she wanted a […]

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My Unconventional Start as an NMLC Summer Intern


As a cadet at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, my last day of school was not until the middle of June, setting me pretty far behind intern candidates from other colleges. This setback often is a large obstacle when trying to obtain in internship in the summer. However, the National Marine Life Center welcomed me with […]

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Reflecting on my co-op at NMLC: Joanna

Bella Lugoseal

When it came time to apply for my second and final co-op, my only qualification was that I wanted to work with animals. However, ending up at NMLC fulfilled all of my possible wishes and more! The Marine Animal Rehabilitation and Education Co-op was my first choice job during the co-op application process, so I […]

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Reflecting on My NMLC Co-op: Megan

Emmy Rosseal

My time at NMLC was indescribable; every week my family and friends ask me how my week at work went. Every week I launch into stories of the new animals, new procedures, and incredible stories that delighted and disgusted. When I applied to NMLC for my first co-op it all seemed simple. I was looking […]

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Meet Our Fall Interns!

Cape Cod

Hi I’m Michaela W.! I’m from Raynham, MA and I am a recent graduate from the University of Rhode Island where I received a degree in Marine Biology. I am interning at NMLC because I am passionate about helping marine wildlife. In my free time, I love to go to the beach and hang out […]

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A Day in the Life of an NMLC Intern!

Day in the life

At 9:30 on Tuesday morning, I arrive to open up the Discovery Center, where I work until 1:30pm. There, I educate visitors about marine animals and tell them about our patients using the live video feed into our hospital. At 11am, I run the Little Flippers program, reading books to and doing crafts with children […]

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Spring 2016 Interns


Spring is here and with it came our spring interns! Our spring interns are an integral part of our team from February through May. Upon their arrival at NMLC there is a steep learning curve to surmount. NMLC’s internship program provides students with hands-on, real world experiences in marine biology, environmental education, animal care, rehabilitation, […]

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Now Accepting 2016 Summer Interns Applications

Cape Cod

The National Marine Life Center is seeking qualified students to fill our summer internship positions. Marine Animal Rehabilitation/Education interns will assist NMLC staff and volunteers with education projects and animal husbandry, and Marketing/Development interns will assist with fundraising, public relations, social media. See below for the complete details or click here Marine Animal Rehabilitation & Education Internship Animal […]

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Internship Project: Toys for Seals!


Back in May when we all started our internship (where did the time go?), part of our responsibilities included choosing a summer project to help out with things around the National Marine Life Center. This was a little daunting at first, but the wonderful staff gave out some ideas to start us off: redesign the […]

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A Typical Day @ NMLC


National Marine Life Center – Journal Entry 16 Today was a fairly typical day here at the National Marine Life Center. It is a Saturday, so I had the afternoon shift as well as the late feed – which changed from 11pm to 9pm; I am much less tired at this time! My fellow intern […]

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