Application Deadline: Monday, March 6, 2017, 5:00 p.m. PST
Want to get paid to explore the ocean, develop new technology,
or help protect natural resources?
Then apply for a COAST Summer Student Internship today!
The CSU Council on Ocean Affairs, Science & Technology (COAST) is offering paid internships for continuing CSU undergraduate and graduate students for Summer 2017. Interns will be placed with one of 14 host institutions where they will work side-by-side with professionals on current scientific research, policy, and resource management projects. This is an excellent opportunity for CSU students to gain valuable experience and technical skills while working with experts in fisheries, marine ecology, policy and marine technology!
New for 2017: You must submit a separate application for EACH internship you wish to be considered for. You may submit a maximum of FOUR applications.
Please click on the internship title in the table below for individual internship descriptions.
*Internship stipend contingent upon federal funding
EligibilityApplicants must be continuing CSU students in good standing. Applicants must still be students during the internship (i.e., must not have graduated and must be enrolled at a CSU for Fall 2017). Undergraduate students must have completed at least two full years of coursework by the end of Spring 2017 and be considered at least a Junior at the beginning of Fall 2017 (i.e., 60 semester units or 90 quarter units completed). Graduate students must be enrolled in a degree program. Both part-time and full-time students may apply. Applicants are not required to be U.S. citizens; international and undocumented students are encouraged to apply.
Internship RequirementsActivities and qualifications vary with each internship. Each internship has specific preferred experience and capabilities, eligibility/requirements (including coursework, skills and physical capabilities) and is based in a specific area of California. If selected, it is expected that the intern will be able to relocate him/herself to the specified locale for the entirety of the internship. Several internships require working with data in an office setting and the core duties may be performed by students with physical disabilities or limitations while others require intense fieldwork and have extreme physical requirements such as:
Application Materials and ProceduresSubmit each of the following as an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Deadline: Monday, March 6, 2017, 5:00 p.m. PST. All materials must be submitted by this deadline.
Applicants should consult with appropriate personnel on their home campus concerning the potential impact of support provided through COAST internships on other forms of compensation already received from or through their university, including financial aid.
Please direct all questions to the COAST Program Assistant, Jen Cormier (email@example.com).
This program is made possible with generous financial support from our host institutions. Thank you!