Jobs & Internships


Fall Marine Wildlife Rescue and Research Internship

New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA)

New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA) offers this marine wildlife internship to upper level high school students, college students, and professionals on Cape Cod and surrounding areas. This internship provides research opportunities, field experience, and skills building to those interested in marine science. Hands-on experience with field research techniques and data analysis better prepares young professionals for similar opportunities in their chosen field.

Program focused on marine wildlife that strand along the shores of Cape Cod and surrounding areas each fall through the early winter. NECWA rescues and researches various marine species that are overlooked by other organizations. These "misfits" include, the ocean sunfish, torpedo rays, triggerfish, sea turtles, and sea bird and sea ducks. Interns are involved with a variety of field work that includes rescuing live animals and necropsying (animal autopsy) dead animals that wash ashore. Interns are also involved with educational outreach and conservation activities.