Internships

Gain Experience through an Internship

Internships are available for individuals seeking experience in marine biology, ecology, lepidoptera, education, horticulture, development, volunteer management, and/or marketing. Interns may receive college credits for their internship. Internships are on a volunteer basis.

General Program Requirements & Expectations

  • Currently enrolled in college or vocational program
  • Good standing with your school
  • High level of interest in the field of the internship in which you are applying
  • Ability to commit to a 3-month internship at 12 to 24 hours per week, depending on the department

Application Information

Internship applications are accepted year-round.

Applicant should email a resume and cover letter to: volunteer@sdaquarium.org

*Students interested in an internship are encouraged to check the academic internship requirements at their educational institution before applying.

Let's Get in Touch

Have a question about internship opportunities?

Contact our team by calling 605-334-9466 ext. 14 or emailing volunteer@sdaquarium.org.