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Interns are an essential part of operations at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Once selected, you will become a dynamic member of our skilled and motivated team. Together we will harness the power of communication, science, and innovation to increase the visitors’ enjoyment and understanding of wildlife refuges while actively monitoring and protecting the wildlife that call this refuge home.

Sound like your kind of place? You supply the time and interest, and we’ll provide the experience of a lifetime.

The application period for summer 2017 is CLOSED, please check back next fall for opportunities.

Interpretation & Environmental Education

Details and how to apply pdf 923KB
3 Positions available:  May 21, 2017 – August 19, 2017  

Shorebird Monitoring & Management  

1 Position available: April 16, 2017 – August 12, 2017
2 Position available: May 14, 2017 – August 12, 2017

Habitat Monitoring & Management 

Details and how to apply pdf 706KB
1 Position available: April 16, 2017 – August 12, 2017; possibility of extension 

Waterbird Intern (Virginia Coastal Avian Partnership)

 Details and how to apply pdf 190KB
1 Position available:  May 14, 2017 - August 12, 2017  



Please contact Laurel Wilkerson, Visitor Services Specialist about interpretation and environmental education internships via 757-336-6122 x2310 or 

Please contact Kevin Holcomb, Supervisory Wildlife Biologist about shorebird & vegetation monitoring and management internships via 757-336-6122 x2319 or

Last Updated: Feb 12, 2017
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