Jobs & Internships


Housing and Conference Intern

Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA


The Blue Economy Internship Program, (BEIP) offers experiential learning opportunities for public high school, state and community college students in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to build their professional experience, skills and knowledge related to the life sciences, technology and the Blue Economy. The Blue Economy is the "sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, and ocean ecosystems health."

The Marine Biological Laboratory is looking to fill internship opportunities in areas of your interest or those that have been identified throughout the organization to include the following department:

Housing & Conferences

You will work with the Housing and Conference Department to support a variety of conferences and educational programs here on the MBL Campus. Some of the duties may include: online registration creation, organizing, and updating, responding to emails from registrations concerning accommodations, arrivals, billing, and left behind items, and communicating with internal parties on room set-ups, event timing, meal requests and restrictions. More duties may include: Processing credit card payments over the phone, invoicing/billing clients, assisting with weekly PayPal payment excel spreadsheet. Answering and responding to phone calls. The Housing & Conference department is looking for an intern who is a good Communicator, is proficient with a computer, has the ability to assist with room set-ups, the ability to climb stairs, and the ability to lift boxes that are 30lbs. This internship position is available beginning in January, 2020 through June, 10 hours per week.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)