Clean Ocean Action


Marine Debris Internship 

(above) COA Staff viewing microplastics under the microscope

Marine Debris Internship

Summer 2018 Job Description

The Marine Debris Intern will help address environmental impacts from pollution. This internship brings together interests in environmental education, science, public policy, and citizen action.  The Marine Debris Intern will assist with the Corporate Beach Sweeps and statewide Beach Sweeps, as well as water quality programs. The Marine Debris Intern will gain experience in education, event coordination, research, public speaking, writing, and organizing. 

 The summer internship is a full-time position and is located at COA’s office within the Gateway National Recreation Area—Sandy Hook, NJ.  It is essential to the success of the program and the overall internship that the applicant lives within close proximity to the office. No housing or transportation is provided.  Office hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday – Friday.  Monthly stipend and travel expenses (excluding commuting) are paid.  College credit (arranged by the student with the university/college) is available.  Start date is as early in May as possible and end date is as late in August as possible.

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