Woods Hole Science Aquarium announces 2013 summer programs for high school seniors

One internship and two seminars offered
Interns at work at the touch tank. Photo courtesy of the Woods Hole Science Aquarium.

The Woods Hole Science Aquarium has announced three 2013 summer programs for high school seniors. The aquarium will be offering one five-week internship and two two-week seminars for students interested in marine sciences, according to a release from the aquarium.

The internship will give interns hands-on experience at the aquarium working with the animals 25 hours a week. The internship runs from June 24 through June 26. During the last two weeks, interns will attend the seminars.

The Careers in Marine Science seminars will be held July 15-29 and July 29-August 9. The seminars will provide participants with an overview of marine sciences and the different jobs available.

Applicants must have completed 10th, 11th or 12th grade and be at least 16-years-old by June 24. Applications are available online here.  All applications must be postmarked (or emailed) by March 15. Accepted students will be announced on April 1.

The programs are run by NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service and the staff of the aquarium.

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