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Internship Opportunity

Communicating Protected Species Conservation in a Changing Climate

Posted on: 01/09/2024

Summary / Description

NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources is seeking a student to develop and expand communications efforts on conserving threatened and endangered marine species in a changing climate. This work will also align with the Endangered Species Act and the Marine Mammal Protection Act, which form the foundation of marine species conservation, protection, and recovery at NOAA. 

Working with the NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources leadership and staff, the student will tell engaging stories about endangered and threatened species, whose survival and habitat are more vulnerable due to climate change. 

Communication is critical to informing and inspiring the public about science and conservation efforts. Specific possible products, depending on the student’s skillset, could include web stories, social media content, videos, graphics, and much more. This opportunity will help you develop valuable science communication skills that will be widely applicable to your future endeavors. 

Be a part of an office responsible for and dedicated to whales, seals, corals, sea turtles, sturgeons, and many more amazing marine species. Gain valuable science communication skills, produce tangible products, and make a difference!

Skills Required

Seeking a student with strong written and verbal communication skills who is enthusiastic, dependable, and able to prioritize and meet deadlines. Interest in translating scientific information for the public is preferred. A science background is preferred, but not required. 

Type of Opportunity

Science communication and climate science


Remote or In-person:



Silver Spring, MD or remote

Other Information

Intern Supervisor:

Rachel Hager and Dori Dick

Number of Slots Available:



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