Most conservation organisations agree that marine species are under threat. Join a Marine Conservation Virtual Internship to kickstart your career and help solve this problem. Throughout the internship, you’ll connect with marine conservation experts and be exposed to methods and practices used to replant coral reefs, combat poaching, promote the protection of marine areas and much more. By becoming immersed in the day-to-day running of marine conservation development projects, you’ll leave equipped to secure a successful career in this field.
Contribute to revamping educational outreach materials by designing lessons on Belize’s local ecosystems and species. These lessons will support a long-lasting education program with significant and enduring benefits.
Research the conflicts that occur between turtles and humans in Costa Rica and the Caribbean, and the ways to reduce these. Share this valuable information with the public through engaging infographics designed for social media.
Carefully study photomosaics to track how benthic species cover evolves with the reintroduction of Carribean king crabs in reef patches in Mexico. Analysing these images will uncover exciting insights about the underwater ecosystem.
Complete two online courses and earn a certificate from the University of Richmond.
Get a professional recommendation from your personal mentor that details your skills and accomplishments.
Attend an immersive masterclass lecture for each internship project, delivered by leading academics and local experts.
Complete a project that solves a problem for a real organisation and add it to your resume.
Receive support from your dedicated internship supervisor during weekly one-on-ones, and career coaching sessions from an external expert.
Learn new skills, relevant to an impact-focused profession, and apply them to real scenarios.
Book and pay for your virtual internship program, and receive a GBP 200 grant towards an internship in any of our locations around the world.
Engage with academics, professionals and other interns by attending lectures and live chats where key topics and trends in your field of interest will be discussed.
Gain insight into culture through a range of interactions with community members. Learn about cultural or environmental topics by attending sessions led by local experts.
Solve a problem or challenge for a real organisation by learning about their challenges, carrying out research, finding a solution and proposing an implementation plan.
Speak to someone with your dream job and find out how they got there. Attend career development workshops. Receive career coaching and ongoing support from your mentor.
2 weeks before starting your virtual internship, you’ll work on our foundations in sustainable development program. This includes two online courses offered in partnership with the University of Richmond.
Careers in sustainable development
Specialisation course relevant to your VI subject area. Either wildlife conservation, marine conservation or climate crisis & sustainability
Attend an immersive series of lectures delivered by leading academics, professionals and local experts.
Director, Shark Guardian
CEO, Seychelles Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust
PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, Dive with Tom
Founder, Breathe Conservation | World Record Holder
|Study pace: 5 hours / week
|Study pace: 10 hours / week