California Ocean Conservation Internship

**Calling all ocean loving students in San Diego County**

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If you are looking for an internship opportunity then look no further. WILDCOAST offers a 9- month uniquely tailored, high-impact, nature-based opportunity just for you. Areas of focus for this program include: ocean conservation (science, policy, and stewardship), recreating in nature, and leadership development. More details follow and an application can be found below.


  1. Learn more about ocean conservation, natural climate solutions, leadership, and policy
  2. Spend time in nature experiencing the coast and ocean 
  3. Develop interpersonal and professional skills
  4. Explore college and career pathways 
  5. Gain access to networking opportunities during and after the program
  6. Verified community service hours
  7. Valuable experience for college applications and resumes
  8. Letters of recommendation/reference


  1. Ocean conservation mindset
  2. 6-9 month commitment, meets frequently with WILDCOAST staff
  3. 16+ years or older
  4. WILDCOAST works to cultivate a collaborative and open learning environment free of bullying, hate speech, and/or discrimination and will expect the same of program participants.

For questions about the internship please email Ocean Conservation Coordinator, Lillie Mulligan, at