UMass Boston

Station director and four female student interns stand together outdoors in the moors



Summer Internship opportunities:

  • Summer 2023 welcomes interns. 
  • A range of paid and unpaid internships exist, for credit internships are not paid.
  • During the academic year, various students on island can work in the field station lab conducting independent study or community service projects.


University internships, workstudy assistants or undergraduate research assistantships are available during the year as well as in the summer.


To apply, submit an online application.


UMass Boston students can apply for the PACE apprenticeship program.


If you have questions email the Director,


Click here for information about UMass Beacon Student Success Fellowship, undergraduate research funding and other opportunities.


The Field Station does accept volunteers and appreciates their talents and generous gifts of time.


NSF volunteers help with:

     cleaning and stocking the lab

     teaching docents/nature walk leaders

     research project assistance

     cleaning trails

     conducting water quality testing

     field and lab work


While NSF would like to make use of all interested volunteers, these positions are competitive. If you are interested please apply. 


Get started by filling out a volunteer form online and submit it to the Director, if you have any questions please email the Director


Click here for a college internship application, include one letter of reference from a professor. If you are interested in college credits confer with your university's internship office.


If you are in high school please use the volunteer application, include one letter of reference from a teacher.


If you have questions, please email the Director