San Diego Coastkeeper loves positive symbiotic relationships, and the partnership we have with our interns is among the best. Internships are where talented people can apply their strengths and skills in volunteer recruitment, marketing, education, or event planning to meaningful environmental work.
San Diego Coastkeeper’s offers a variety of environmental internships that provide hands-on experience and skill development for future careers in the environmental realm specifically, and the non-profit sector in general. Coastkeeper interns are a valued part of our team, contributing to our environmental education and marine debris programs, communications and social media efforts, and overall organizational management. These positions have flexible hours based on the intern’s school or work schedule. All internships are unpaid, and offered only in exchange for university credit or to meet a college graduation requirement. Please click on each internship title to learn more.
Non-Profit Management Internship Position
A great starting place for anyone interested in pursuing a career in the non-profit sector. This position provides interns with resume-building skills in basic fundraising strategy, grant management, and event production. Click here to check the status of this internship, and view the full internship description.
Environmental Education Internship Position
A great opportunity for those interested in education and community outreach to get hands-on experience writing lessons, teaching kids, and creating engaging educational materials. Click here to check the status of this internship, and view the full internship description.
Beach Cleanup Internship Position
A great match for anyone interested in marine debris prevention, marine conservation, and hands-on environmental stewardship. It provides experience in volunteer coordination, outreach, event production, and basic data management. Click here to check the status of this internship, and view the full internship description.
Environmental Law and Policy Internship/Externship
A good fit for currently enrolled law students with a passion for the environment. Legal interns assist the advocacy team in solving pollution problems through a variety of channels and advocate for policy solutions pertinent to regional water supply and pollution issues. Click here to check the status of this internship and view the full internship description.