Jobs & Internships


INTERNSHIP: Summer Media Intern

Job Title:  Media Internship
Department:  Marketing and Development
StartEnd Date:  End of May-Beginning of August      
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (30-40 hours/week)                                                                   
Closing Date:  Open until filled


To photograph and video our Summer Adventure Camp programs for children ages 5-16.  The Media Intern will utilize the classroom, kayaks, boat, and the outdoor environment to document a hands-on, feet-wet summer camp curriculum between four simultaneous camps.

The Media Intern must demonstrate the ability to interact professionally with MDC staff, volunteers, parents, and the public as well as exercise careful oversight of all campers. This position requires excellent independent work skills and the ability to multi-task. 


Under supervision of the marketing staff the Media Intern will:

  • Spend time in the classrooms, outside on property, and on field trips taking photos and videos of campers and counselors.
  • Work with the Camp/Education staff to plan a schedule each week to ensure all camps are photographed and all media-safe campers are included in at least one photo.
  • Create a camp slideshow at the end of each week for each camp, including design layout and editing of photos as needed.
  • Create camp-related social media content throughout the summer to submit to the Marketing team for final approval and posting.



Science, Education, Design, or Journalism majors with excellent graphic design and photography skills.


Must have good editing skills and have a keen attention to detail. Must be able to work independently and complete tasks within deadlines.  Applicants should be comfortable working with children.

The successful candidate will have a positive attitude and enjoyment of the outdoors. This individual must also have sufficient mobility and strength to move about the facilities as well as on and off boats.  The individual must also be able to work in adverse conditions that include rain, heat, insects, etc.    

This is an unpaid internship; however, if needed, staff will work with teachers, schools, and organizations to provide references for future endeavors. The candidate will need to have their own transport as we utilize two separate camp base locations as well as our offsite boat dock. 


You must submit the following documents to be considered for the position:

  • Cover letter describing your personal and academic goals for this internship
  • Resume
  • References (minimum of two)

All documents must be submitted to Wendy Castino, Volunteer Coordinator at Marine Discovery Center at [email protected]This position is open until filled.   

Our Mission:

"To protect and restore Florida's coastal and Indian River Lagoon ecosystems
through education, research and community stewardship."