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Internship Opportunity

Communication ocean acidification projects on marine bivalves

Posted on: 01/09/2024

Summary / Description

NEFSC in Milford, CT, is seeking a student to develop and expand communications products on climate change research for marine bivalves in the Northeast United States.  Working with staff at the NEFSC who are studying ocean acidification, the student will help develop and update web content about completed and current projects, collect images and footage at field locations, and help measure perceptions of ocean acidification in the fisheries and aquaculture industry.  A key component of this internship will be communicating to key stakeholders and the public about the science done at the Milford laboratory.  Specific possible products will include web content, blogs, social media content, videos, graphics, and much more.  Increase your ability to develop valuable plain language science communication products with a team of scientists.  May include assisting with and documenting ocean acidification-focused field work.

Skills Required

A student with strong written and verbal communication skills who is able to translate scientific information to the public.  Being comfortable with social media platforms, enthusiastic, able to prioritize and meet deadlines with a science background is preferred.

Type of Opportunity

Science communication


Remote or In-person:



Milford, CT - in-person or remote, in-person preferred

Other Information

Intern Supervisor:

Shannon Meseck

Number of Slots Available:



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