Internships

Miami Waterkeeper regularly seeks undergraduate and graduate student interns to join our team. These positions are unpaid, but are a great opportunity to build your resume! As a MWK intern, you may gain experience in the following areas:

  • Scientific research
  • Sea level rise and climate change issues
  • Water resource and quality issues
  • Built infrastructure 
  • Ecosystem protection
  • Mangrove, seagrass, & coral reef conservation
  • Environmental education
  • Environmental advocacy
  • State & local government
  • Policy development
  • Environmental law 
  • Non-profit management
  • Constituent services
  • Public speaking
  • Event management
  • Public outreach & community engagement
  • ...and much more!! 

Internship Responsibilities

Miami Waterkeeper internships typically last 10-12 weeks (or longer!). Our students generally contribute 10-20 volunteer hours per week. We have flexible office hours and scheduling. Internship responsibilities vary depending on the organization's needs, but they may include the following: 

  • Fieldwork (water sampling, surveys, inspections, site visits, etc.)
  • Tabling at events
  • Assisting at volunteer cleanups
  • Writing blog posts or memos
  • Conducting policy research
  • Assisting with social media
  • Attending stakeholder or governmental meetings
  • Processing pollution reports
  • Speaking to constituents about environmental issues
  • Drafting sign-on letters or petitions
  • Germane office work
  • Processing membership benefits
  • Organizing merchandise
  • Database management
  • Video production or graphic design
  • ...and much more!! 

How to Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts to hello@miamiwaterkeeper.org to apply! Applications are rolling and interns are accepted on an as needed basis. We do not accept high school interns at this time. If you're a high schooler - please check out our Junior Ambassador program! 


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