Jobs and Internships

Job Openings

All staff positions are currently filled. Sign-up for our e-news to learn about future opportunities. 

Internships 

Jobs and Interns

AMCC offers internships to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students, as well as recently graduated students. Internships can cover a variety of subjects such as fisheries biology, anthropology, local food, environmental organizing, policy, communications, fundraising, and more. Interns work closely with AMCC staff members and have other educational opportunities to learn about the inner workings of a marine conservation nonprofit and about fisheries policy in Alaska.

Paid summer internships:

Alaska Conservation Foundation sponsors paid summer internships at a variety of Alaska-based organizations that support conservation efforts. AMCC will once again be hosting an ACF intern in 2017. Applications are processed through ACF. Click here for details on the 2017 summer internship program.

Unpaid internships:

For students studying locally or willing to travel to Alaska, AMCC considers hosting unpaid interns for credit or experience. We love engaging with local students and often work with students from the University of Alaska and Alaska Pacific University to help them fulfill internship requirements. Internships can cover a range of topics, and AMCC often has a wide range of needs. If you have an idea or need to complete an internship, get in touch with us! Send a cover letter and resume to fish@akmarine.org. We accept unpaid internship applications on a rolling basis.

Volunteer Positions

General volunteering

We are always looking for volunteers to help with events, outreach, and general duties around our office. If you are interested in volunteering with us, check out our volunteer page.

Science Advisory Committee

Alaska Marine Conservation Council (AMCC) seeks applicants for a new Scientific Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee is being created to help provide AMCC with scientific expertise and guidance in support of its mission to protect the health and integrity of Alaska’s marine ecosystems and support thriving coastal communities. Click here for a full description.

Scope of Work:

  • Support AMCC’s mission to protect the integrity of Alaska’s marine ecosystems and promote healthy, ocean-dependent coastal communities;
  • Provide scientific expertise, in consultation with the Committee Chair, related to AMCC programs, initiatives, and desired outcomes;
  • Assist the Fisheries Policy Director and staff in crafting policy positions, outreach materials, and public comment letters based on the best available science;
  • Work collaboratively with the Committee Chair to ensure that AMCC positions are based on the best available science;
  • Attend quarterly meetings and provide input for quarterly reports.
  • Estimated time per quarter is approximately 8-12 hours.

How to Apply:

Please submit a brief letter of interest, including qualifications for the committee and any potential conflicts of interest. A CV should be attached to the letter. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible via email to Shannon Carroll at shannon@akmarine.org.

Inquiries:

You may direct questions to: Leslie Cornick at lcornick@alaskapacific.edu or Shannon Carroll at shannon@akmarine.org.

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