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Internship Program

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is sponsoring an internship program for college students or graduates who are interested in gaining an educational experience in a world-class marine facility. ASLC internships offer a well-rounded, educational experience in a variety of areas within the Center. Depending on the type of internship, duties may include assisting aquarium, avian or marine mammal staff with animal husbandry tasks; helping with marine-related research projects as support in our education department. Interns will be required to participate in a variety of areas and all interns are required to participate to some extent in the interpretive aspects of our operation. Interns will not be permitted to participate in ASLC activities on vessels unless specified in the internship.

If you have questions or would like more information on becoming an intern at the Alaska SeaLife Center please email the internship coordinator.

Opportunities are available in the following areas for the
summer 2015 season:

Aquarium Husbandry

Avian Husbandry

Dive/Aquarium Husbandry

Eider (Sea Duck) Husbandry

Eider (Sea Duck) Laboratory

Interpretation - Avian

Interpretation - Education

Interpretation - Eider

Interpretation - Mammals

Interpretation - Marketing

Interpretation - National Park Service

Interpretation - Steller SeaLion Video Monitoring - Chiswell Project

Marine Animal Stranding Program

Marine Mammal Husbandry

Marine Mammal Research

Steller Sea Lion Video Monitoring - Chiswell Project

Veterinary Laboratory

What our interns say about us:

  • "I had a great experience; it was everything I could have hoped for. I think that the SeaLife Center has the best overall work environment of anywhere that I've worked."
  • "It's a great place to kick-off your career, get experience and learn what you like."
  • "I would highly recommend this internship because it's a once in a lifetime experience to work with amazing animals and people."
  • "This was the best internship I've ever had. It was very organized and fun. I would definitely recommend it."
  • "I was given the chance to really assess what I want to do with my life/career and believe that I will be making some changes to my degree program upon returning home."
  • "ASLC provides a wonderful stepping stone in the pursuit of a career."

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