Marine Conservation Field Assistants - Biology

Students will assist with field (boat-based) and laboratory marine research, and maintenance of coastal oyster reef and mangrove restoration efforts. Field efforts on the east coast of Florida require extended availability (6-8 hr trips) either on weekends or week days. Lab based efforts have more flexible timing.

Project Dates

Start Date: 1/8/2024 - End Date: 4/28/2024

Students Needed

Type of Project


Student Responsibilities

Students will assist faculty members and graduate students with a variety of research and coastal restoration efforts. Expect to get muddy, wet, and see lots of amazing biodiversity in the Indian River Lagoon. It is easier if the student has their own transportation but carpooling is possible.

Time Commitment

10 hr per week hour(s)

Student Requirements

10 hours per week with timing variable based on tides and weather conditions. Students must be Biology or Environmental Studies majors.

Interested in Working With the Following Programs

For EXCEL URE Students Only

Additional Notes

Position Overview

  • Date Posted: 10-04-2021
  • Location:
    • Orlando (Main Campus)
  • Paid: Yes