Turtle Island Restoration Network is an award-winning marine wildlife protection organization with offices in California, Texas and Hawai’i. Our internships foster skill development within particular areas of interest, but require participants to engage in a variety of tasks to support the larger organizational goals. Every intern should leave the experience with a depth of insight into the way a non-profit functions and a diverse skill set in environmental conservation and advocacy.

Click the opportunities below to learn more about our internships and to apply. If you don’t see an internship that fits, but your skills align with our work, we encourage you to propose your own internship description with your application.

Native Plant Nursery Intern

Residential

Habitat Restoration Intern

Residential

If you don’t see an internship that fits, but your skills align with our work, we encourage you to propose your own internship description with your application.

Residential

We offer four internships available in a residence tucked in the redwoods, just five miles from our office. The requirements for being a residential intern includes a serious commitment to work full time (40+ hours a week) for a minimum of 6 months. We require a 4-year degree to qualify for this position. This is an unpaid position, but the value of housing calculates to about $900 per month.

Apply for any of the internships we offer and clearly state your interest in a residential position. We will give priority to skills and interests that currently meet our greater organizational needs.

Residential interns start every six months in cohorts. See job descriptions above to learn more and apply.

Non-Residential

We are always open to hosting interns who are able to find their own housing accommodations in the Marin County area. Our non-residential internships can be arranged to accommodate commitments for 1-5 days a week depending on availability. Please submit your resume and cover letter to info@seaturtles.org, clearly indicating your non-residential status. This opportunity is open to high school students and above.

Remote

We have opportunities for remote interns on a case by case basis. Present your skills with your cover letter and resume to info@seaturtles.org, including how you see them aligning with our work and we will see if someone has the ability to support you. In the past we have had successful remote interns in the following fields:

  • Legal Aid
  • Social Media
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Development
  • Research
  • Advocacy/Activism
  • Journalism