Interning at the Seabird Station

Pelican Harbor Seabird Station has three different Internship programs.

PHSS interns 2013 Lauren & Carla

Full time animal care internships are available for college students or recent graduates. Part-time animal care internships are available for college students or recent graduates and for high school students.

The Education and Outreach & Social Media Internships are part-time opportunities ranging from 10-14hrs per week for college juniors or seniors.




Application Deadlines

Exact start and end dates, and the length of each internship, are determined on a case by case basis. Please see below for a timetable of application deadlines.


(early January to May)

Application Period
Opens: September 1st

Application Period
Closes: September 30th

First Round Interviews
Begin: October 15th

Second Round Interviews
Begin: October 20th

Final Selection made by November 1st

Summer Internship

(early May to mid August)

Application Period
Opens: January 1st

Application Period
Closes: January 31st

First Round Interviews
Begin: February 5th

Second Round Interviews
Begin: February 10th

Final Selection made by March 1st

Fall Internship

(late August to mid December)

Application Period
Opens: May 1st

Application Period
Closes: May 31st

First Round Interviews
Begin: June 10th

Second Round Interviews
Begin: June 15th

Final Selection made by
June 30th