MBARI creates and globally scales the visionary technologies required to explore, map, and understand our changing ocean.
Resources for educators, students, and anyone aspiring to learn how science and technology brings us closer to the ocean.
Integrate MBARI data with lesson plans and workshops.
Discover deep-sea critters, including exclusive footage and info.
Dive into topics about ocean health and its fascinating features.
Explore deep-sea observations with this interactive guide.
Learn about the MLML/MBARI Research Library at SJSU.
Access more educational resources from the teams at MBARI.
MBARI is a non-profit oceanographic research center advancing marine science and engineering to understand our changing ocean.
Learn about MBARI’s mission, vision, and values.
Learn about our strategic priorities for the years ahead.
Meet our staff, leadership, and board of directors.
Find job openings and postdoc and internship opportunities.
Follow MBARI on social media and stay updated.
See upcoming seminars, lectures, and public events.
Access the latest annual reports and financial information.
Explore MBARI’s rich history spanning over three decades.
Get media-specific information and assets.
Find the latest job openings and join the team.
Learn about our summer internship program.
Meet our leadership and staff.
Discover deep-sea critters of all types.
Search MBARI’s library of data.
Learn about our technologies.
Applications must be received by 0800 hours PST (8:00 a.m. in Pacific time zone) on February 7, 2023. Incomplete or late applications may not be considered. Please submit your cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, and your letter of recommendation to email@example.com (pdf format preferred). Interns must be at least 18 years of age when the program starts and international applicants are eligible but must be able to secure a work visa if accepted (visa costs and international travel are not supported by MBARI).
Clearly identifying a specific research interest/area via the project opportunities is an essential part of the application process. Additional projects may be added so please check this page prior to submitting your internship application. Please contact George Matsumoto if you have any questions. Links to the mentors’ home pages have been provided (when available) so that you can learn more about the various mentors, please DO NOT contact the mentor directly.
Submit your online supplemental application form here
Interns are paid a stipend but housing, food, and travel are not provided. We will try and facilitate housing placement during the program and may be able to provide additional assistance with housing costs. We have been awarded a grant from the Maxwell/Hanrahan Foundation to support increased diversity in STEM. Please indicate if you are interested in learning more about this grant and how to receive funding.