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Project Management Intern

Location: Washington, DC
Department: Science

Oceana seeks an Intern to work closely with the Save the Oceans, Feed the World team. The intern will assist on a variety of projects including scheduling, travel logistics, researching, correspondence, expense reports and data and budget management. The intern is a key player in the successful operation of the Save the Oceans, Feed the World team and continued development of the initiative.            


  • Working towards or completed Bachelor’s degree
  • Able to assist with logistical and planning tasks
  • Can prioritize assignments with input from supervisor in fast paced environment
  • Organized working style with great attention to detail while being able to maintain a big picture view of overall team goals and priorities
The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent computer skills including experience with the Microsoft Office suite, Dropbox, Skype, booking travel online and web based research
  • Good writing and communication skills; experience copy editing a plus
  • Ability to speak an additional language such as Spanish or Portuguese is a plus
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and positivity
  • Ability to work independently on discrete projects
  • Willingness to perform additional duties as needed and/or assigned


This is a paid internship. Oceana accepts interns who receive academic credit for their internship. Both recent graduates and graduate students are encouraged to apply.
How to apply:

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed periodically. For best consideration please apply by August 29, 2014. Our internships do not always align with the academic calendar. Be aware that your cover letter is viewed as a writing sample and please highlight why your experience is a good fit for this position. Also include the dates you are available and if you are interested in a full or part time position.