Internships

To offset shortages in federal budget sand Refuge staffing, "Ding" Darling Wildlife Society provides living stipends and other benefits for about a dozen interns each year. 

Interns serve in positions under Biology, Education, Visitor Services, and Society staff.

Our interns bring youthful energy, enthusiasm, and creativity to the Refuge team. The internship program provides students and recent college graduates an opportunity to learn hands-on about the environment and Refuge operations, creating young conservation stewards of the future.

Philanthropic donations assist in our efforts to fill in the cracks and enhance Refuge programming and services. Click HERE to make a donation to our Internship Program. Otherwise, email or call 239-292-0566 for details.

For information about applying for internships, please click HERE.

Click HERE to read a thank-you letter from recent Education Intern Hannah Pauly.

Click HERE to read a thank-you letter from recent Education Intern Anna Tursky. 

Click HERE to read a thank-you letter from recent DDWS Development & Communications Intern April Arthur. 

Click HERE to read a thank-you letter from recent Education Intern Izzy Garcia.

Click HERE to read a thank-you letter from recent Biology Intern Becky Woodward.

Click HERE to read a thank-you letter from recent Visitor Service Intern Elizabeth Preciado.

Click HERE to read a thank-you letter from recent Education Intern Shay Hart.

Click HERE to read a thank-you letter from recent Education Intern Justin Gole. 

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