Discovery Hall Programs (DHP) offers internship opportunities for students to learn more about the field of environmental education through assisting in our outdoor classes and summer camps. These opportunities include school year and summer internships for high school students, undergraduate students, and recent graduates.

2021 Summer Environmental Education Internship
Dates: May 27-August 5, 2021

Application Deadline: Applications should be submitted by March 19, 2021

Discovery Hall Programs (DHP) has a summer internship position available for an undergraduate (junior, senior) or recent graduate from groups currently under-represented in marine science and environmental education.

Interns work with DHP’s education personnel in our many different summer programs including summer camps for K-12 students, our residential class in marine science for high school students, teacher workshops, and public outreach events. Interns assist in all aspects of logistics, preparation, and teaching.  This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the field of environmental education and learn about the Gulf of Mexico ecosystems. 

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The internship includes a $4,000 stipend, room, and board.  A background check and drug testing are requirements for employment. This internship is supported by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium.

To apply, please send 1) a cover letter describing your interests and qualifications, 2) your current CV/resume, 3) transcripts (unofficial is OK), and 4) a completed application to with the subject line, Discovery Hall Summer Internship.

Or mail to:

Discovery Hall Summer Internship
Dauphin Island Sea Lab    
101 Bienville Blvd      
Dauphin Island, Alabama 36528  

For further information, please contact DHP Registrar Cassie Hanback at (251) 861-2141 x7515 or email