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	Marine Science Internship is an immersive two-week internship program that introduces students to the foundations of scientific research and science diving.</p>

Marine Science Internship is an immersive two-week internship program that introduces students to the foundations of scientific research and science diving.

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	Students participate in a coral ID lab, field trips, a plankton tow, lab-based nudibranch feeding study, diving, and learn about Bermuda's fish communities.</p>

Students participate in a coral ID lab, field trips, a plankton tow, lab-based nudibranch feeding study, diving, and learn about Bermuda's fish communities.

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	Marine Science Internship is an immersive two-week internship program that introduces students to the foundations of scientific research and science diving.</p>

Marine Science Internship is an immersive two-week internship program that introduces students to the foundations of scientific research and science diving.

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	Students review coral identification in the classroom.</p>

Students review coral identification in the classroom.

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	In addition to laboratory-based investigations, students also get to explore Bermuda's marine environment and practice field research techniques on snorkeling and SCUBA excursions. Photo by Immie Peckett.</p>

In addition to laboratory-based investigations, students also get to explore Bermuda's marine environment and practice field research techniques on snorkeling and SCUBA excursions. Photo by Immie Peckett.

Marine Science Internship is dedicated to delivering resume-building skills and training in the foundations of scientific research and science diving. This program is geared toward students aged 14-16 looking to pursue advanced studies in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. Through this two-week immersive program students participate in research-based field trips, conduct laboratory investigations and work on team building skills during group activities and projects centered on BIOS’s scientific research. During Marine Science Internship students work toward building their SCUBA confidence which enables them to engage in their own independent research project.

Program Requirements and Schedule

Date: August 14 - 25, 2023
Time: 9am - 4:30pm each day including the weekend
Tuition fee: $1,900

Application Information

The application form for Marine Science Internship can be found here. The deadline for submitting completed applications is April 15, 2023. Notifications of acceptance will occur on or before May 15.

Interested in the Marine Science Internship program? Students can apply for a bursary for financial aid to help with the cost of taking part.

International students are encouraged to apply and are responsible for arranging their own accommodation and meals.

Prerequisites for acceptance into Marine Science Internship

  • Age 14-16
  • Current Advanced Open Water SCUBA diving certification (PADI or equivalent)

In Their Own Words

“It taught me so much about ocean sciences and I will remember it for a long time.” Bennet Fisher, 2022

“This internship helped me determine that I don't want to major or work in marine science but pushed me more into ocean engineering and the mechanical processes used for experiments.” Naryan Isaac, 2022

“Even though I've lived in Bermuda all my life, I never appreciated the true, rich diversity of the reefs until I did this program. My eyes were opened to an enriched world of algae and microscopic organisms and plankton and SO MANY kinds of damselfish that I'd never been aware of before.” Maya Luthi, 2021