MSI Summer 2021 Internships
The Marine Studies Initiative (MSI) office is pleased to offer Summer 2021 internships focused on interdisciplinary topics of the ocean and coasts. Summer 2021 internship projects are still being finalized but options may include ones focused on citizen science in the Cascade Head Biosphere Reserve, coastal tourism, the seafood industry, public engagement via video and social media creation, ocean acidification awareness, marine reserve interpretation, and the seafood business and industry. Internship locations are being finalized and may include Newport, Cascade Head near Lincoln City, Portland, and Port Orford, Oregon. We anticipate offering up to six 30 or 40-hour/week internships, pending available funds. Internships will be in-person experiences with some remote work.
Internship Dates – Up to 10 weeks in length starting around June 14, 2021. Start and end dates may vary depending on the internship.
Locations – Newport, OR / Port Orford, OR / Cascade Head, OR / Portland, OR
Housing - Group housing provided
Hours – Internships range from a 30- to 40-hours per week commitment. Within or in addition to this commitment, interns are expected to perform work to fulfill scholarly expectations such as proposal writing, poster creation, and presentation prep and delivery.
Compensation - Interns will receive compensation as an Oregon State University hourly student worker. Total salary will not exceed $6,240 for a full-time, 10-week period internship commitment.
All interns are expected to write a project proposal, create a poster, and present their project at both the MSI internship symposium and a public meeting or conference after the internship, all under the guidance of a mentor. Interns will also be required to participate in group check-ins, field trips, seminars, professional development and other group activities.
Eligibility - Open to all currently enrolled OSU students and Oregon Community College students (OSU dual enrollment program or degree partnership program preferred). You cannot be enrolled in more than 5 credits of summer classes. Seniors must be enrolled as an OSU student in Summer 2021 to be eligible. All job offers are contingent upon Human Resources' final approval.
The position requires driving a University or personal vehicle; thus intern must possess and maintain a current valid driver’s license in their state of residence.
All applications due: midnight on February 28, 2021
Interns selected end of March
For more information contact: Academic Advisor, Cynthia Leonard