MBARI Summer Internship Program 2013 – Ocean Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical, Software Engineering, Microbiology, Geology – California, USA

MBARI Summer Internship Program 2012A VERY niche international internship opportunity for those who are fascinated by the world of Oceans! With state-of-the-art facilities and equipment that includes research vessels, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to explore the deep ocean, MBARI’s Summer Internship Program offers undergraduate and graduate students (including international students) unique opportunities to be involved in advanced research and development projects. Sounds exciting? The last date to apply is February 13, 2013 – hurry!

About MBARI: – The mission of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI, is to serve as a world center for advanced research and education in ocean science and technology. MBARI strives to achieve this mission through the development of better instruments, systems, and methods for scientific research in the deep ocean. MBARI emphasizes peer relationships between engineers and scientists as a basic principle of its operation. Teams at MBARI use cutting-edge technology to develop equipment, software, and research methods to meet the specific needs of deep-sea research.

About Internship: – The focus of the MBARI internship is on the intern’s professional development—learning research techniques and improving communication and collaboration skills. Each intern will have an MBARI mentor who will supervise a specific project. Interns will also serve as peer-mentors to other interns. The potential internship opportunities are available in following areas: –

  • Ocean observation systems
  • In situ chemical analyses
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Software engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Sensor development
  • Physical oceanography
  • Ocean-floor mapping
  • Geology
  • Microbiology
  • Deep-sea ecology
  • Web design
  • Video technology
  • Science writing

Who can apply: – All undergraduate and graduate students in relevant internship areas.

Location: – MBARI, California, USA

Duration: – 10 weeks (10th June – 16th August, 2013)

Stipend: – $500/week for 10 weeks + partial travel support may be available. Housing costs are not included; however, MBARI will try to help arrange shared housing for all interested interns.

How to apply: – Please refer to MBARI Summer Internship 2013 page for more info and application details. The last date to apply is 13th February, 2013 – hurry!

Editor’s note: – Information above is my interpretation and paraphrasing of what I found on the shared link. If you have any more specific information on this internship or have interned in this program before and would like to share your experience, please leave a comment.

You can also share any meaningful internship that you know and join the movement to build a Wikipedia of internships and win exciting prizes. Check out the FAQs Section for more details.

Logo image credit: –

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *