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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.

Applications Due February 20, 2021

2021 Biological Internship Opportunities

Habitat Management Internship (1 position available)
April 26, 2021 - August 20, 2021

Coastal Waterbird Internship (2 positions available)
April 26, 2021 - August 6, 2021

Details and How to Apply

2021 Visitor Services Internship Opportunities

Visitor Services Internship (3 positions available)
May 17, 2021 - August 13, 2021

Details and How to Apply

Please note that due to future COVID-19 regulations, internship opportunities and/or housing availability may be suspended.


Please contact Kevin Holcomb, Supervisory Wildlife Biologist about biology internships via 757-336-6122 x2319 or

Please contact Laurel Wilkerson, Park Ranger, about visitor services internships via 757-336-6122 x2310 or