Undergraduate internships

Rich lab interns

Microbial Ecology Summer Interns

Prof. Rich is seeking undergraduate summer interns to work on microbial ecology projects at the Darling Marine Center (DMC), on the mid-coast of Maine. The summer intern will be working on studies of the microbial nitrogen cycle in the marine environment at field sites near the DMC. The student will assist in field sampling (SCUBA […]

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Aquaculture Internship and Capstone Project for UMaine student

The project is a SEANET industry/university partnership that will give a University of Maine student an opportunity to gain work experience on a shellfish farm while also completing the requirements for their undergraduate capstone research project.  The intern will assist Mook Sea Farm employees with the day to day operations in the oyster hatchery and/or […]

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Marine Ecology Internship

The Steneck lab is looking for a summer intern interested in marine ecology.  The successful candidate will establish monitoring stations at several sites along the rocky coast of Maine in the vicinity of the Darling Marine Center (i.e. midcoast Maine – near Damariscotta). Special preference will be given to students who are certified scuba divers […]

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DMC Data Synthesis Internship

The Darling Marine Center is seeking an undergraduate intern to contribute to a long-term data integration and translation project focused on the Damariscotta River Estuary, in midcoast Maine. The successful candidate will work closely with DMC Director Heather Leslie and her students to identify, integrate, and curate data related to the environmental and human dimensions […]

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DMC Aquaculture Internship

The Darling Marine Center is seeking an undergraduate intern to contribute to the vibrant business incubation and aquaculture research and development underway at the University of Maine’s marine laboratory in Walpole, Maine. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in field trials of new aquaculture techniques and also to contribute to activities designed […]

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Internship: Larval lobster survival in changing ocean waters

Description: We are seeking an undergraduate or recent graduate to assist in marine science research projects this summer at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC). The internship is supported by NOAA’s Ocean Acidification Program, the Northeast Sea Grant Consortium and UMaine student research funds.  This collaboration among scientists at UMaine, Bigelow Laboratory and […]

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2018 Residential Life Assistant (RLA) – Fall Semester By The Sea

The Darling Marine Center is seeking a motivated graduate student to lead the DMC dorm staff and act as a student ambassador during the fall Semester by the Sea program. This position is ideal for a graduate student in the writing phase of their degree or one who needs marine laboratory facilities for their research. […]

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Science Communication Internship

The Darling Marine Center is seeking a motivated undergraduate or graduate student from a Maine college or university to write weekly news stories, lead public tours, and contribute to community engagement efforts. The ideal candidate is a journalism major with passion for science writing or a marine science student with strong journalism and communication skills. […]

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SEANET Summer Internships at DMC

The University of Maine’s Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) is seeking 3-6 interns to work as a team at the Darling Marine Center (DMC) on various projects related to marine foodweb ecology, coastal oceanography and interactions with aquaculture in Maine estuaries. Full-time internships are available for 3 months, starting May 16th through August 24th (start and end dates are […]

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