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The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Inc.

The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate and protect the Long Island Sound ecosystem and the global environment through living exhibits, marine science and environmental education.

Undergraduate Intern

The Laboratory and Field Intern assists the Research Scientist at The Maritime Aquarium, along with external partner organizations in the implementation of a Connecticut Sea Grant-funded marsh project between May and September of 2021. The Laboratory and Field Assistant will serve under the direction of the Research Scientist and broader Research and Conservation Department to support the field quantification and data reporting and analysis on the project, along with related projects to be developed in conjunction with the Research Scientist, in the intern’s interest. The Laboratory and Field Intern will learn basic experimental design, statistical analysis and presentation skills as a part of the position. The Laboratory and Field Intern will play a critical role in our goal of advancing the science of Long Island Sound, global ecosystems and the organisms that live in these diverse habitats.

Time Frame – June through August/September (annually, non-renewable, 10-12 weeks)

Capacity – 1 Current Undergraduate Student


· You must be at least 18 years old.

· You must be able to lift 60 lbs.

· Interns must have basic scientific coursework at the university level (sophomore and above preferred).

· Applicants must have an interest in biology, environmental education, or conservation. Priority is given to students completing an internship for advancement of their academic career.

· Applicants must be capable of handling the entire application process independently.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and other activities may change at any time with or without notice.



How to Apply

If an applicant is selected to come in for an interview – that interview is in person or on Zoom. Please plan ahead accordingly. For more information, contact

All requested forms and paperwork should be submitted in a single application package by JUNE 15, 2021, or until position is filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Mail all requested forms and paperwork to: Internships, Attn: Dr. David Hudson, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, 10 N. Water St., Norwalk, CT 06854.

Internship Application


Follow the instructions on the form to submit an application. Incomplete applications and packets will not be considered.

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Inc.
10 North Water Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
Phone: 203-852-0700

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