Student Summer 2019 Internship- Marine Ornamental Aquaculture

Start: May 28, 2019 (Flexible)

Application Deadline: May 22, 2019


The UF/IFAS Tropical Aquaculture Lab (TAL) in Ruskin, Florida is accepting applications for a 8-10 week Summer 2019 internship. The student will assist UF/IFAS TAL researchers and graduate students working on developing and refining production methods for marine ornamental fish species. This research is being executed through the collaborative efforts of UF/IFAS TAL and Rising Tide Conservation.


  • Currently enrolled or recent graduate from a 2 or 4 undergraduate program.
  • Pursuing or completed undergraduate degree in biology, zoology, marine sciences, aquaculture, or related disciplines.
  • Demonstrated research or familiarity with marine aquaculture is highly desirable.

Salary/Benefits: This is an unpaid internship, but the selected applicant will receive a $1500 stipend to underwrite costs of housing and meals during the program.


Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, unofficial transcript, and names and contact information for two professional references to Dr. Matthew DiMaggio ( by the May 22nd deadline.


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