Marine Science Careers / Internship Academy
Ages 14–17

Summer Camp 9:00am to 4:00pmMonday - Friday

This week-long program introduces you to intertidal ecology, animal husbandry, laboratory investigations, and shipboard research to spark interest in a career in marine science. Program highlights include a snorkeling field trip, a 4-hour research cruise aboard the R/V Sea Explorer, creating and conducting a research project in the Dana Point Marine Conservation Area, and leadership and team building activities.


Successful program graduates may apply to intern in one of our departments: Animal Husbandry, R/V Sea Explorer, Public Programs, or Citizen Science. If selected, you will work alongside our staff, mastering new skills you will use for your own research project. Your internship year ends with a symposium where you will present your research project.


Registration will open for members on March 1st and non members on March 15th 

You must apply for admission to this program and provide two letters of recommendation. Application will be posted March 1st 2018


Session 3:  July 16, 2018 - July 20, 2018 


General:     $370
Members:  $290

Sea Star Membership levels and above  receive Member discounts.
Enter your Member ID # in the “Have a code” field to receive your discount.

Minimum Age Requirement: 14 (by Sept. 1, 2018) 
Minimum Grade Completed: 9th