Internship Program

Are you looking for an exciting internship opportunity? The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is sponsoring internship programs for college students or graduates who are interested in gaining a one of a kind experience in a world-class marine facility. ASLC internships offer a well-rounded 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 or as support in our education department. Interns will be required to participate in a variety of areas and all are required to participate to some extent in the interpretive aspects of our operation. Internss will not be permitted to participate in ASLC activities on vessels unless specified in the internship.

We are now accepting applications for our 2019 Summer Internship program!!                      Application deadline is 1/7/19

Click here for current opportunities

We are still recruiting for a Winter Fellow in our Marine Mammal Husbandry Department.  The dates for this fellowship are 1/2/19-4/30/19

Our Internship programs include:

"SUMMER" Internships: (Start in May and end in August/September)

"FALL" Internships: October through December

"WINTER" Internships: January through April  

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


What people say about us:

  • “I felt like an important part of working toward making a difference for marine life”
  • “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.”
  • “This is the position to have if you want to be a top candidate for jobs”
  • “It’s a great place to kick off your career, get experience and learn what you like”