About the John Marshall Everglades Internship Program
May 18, 2017 – July 14, 2017
The John Marshall Everglades Internship Program invites qualified undergraduate students to learn all aspects of the Everglades ecosystem and its restoration through in-depth field experiences, resume-building research, and invaluable networking opportunities with distinguished leaders who are participating in the most comprehensive restoration project in the world.
Meet with Scientists, Policymakers, and Stakeholders of the Everglades Restoration Project
In this eight-week “crash course” of the Everglades, you will learn the following:
• basics of Everglades ecology;
• fundamentals of Everglades restoration;
• the complexities of restoration, citizen involvement, policy and advocacy; and an
• introduction to the various agencies and stakeholders involved.
Interns receive a small stipend depending on the number of interns each year and not to exceed $1,000. Room and board with breakfast and dinner are provided.
Sixty-four interns have graduated since 2002 working in environmental law, education, engineering and science.
Visit Restoration and Water Management Projects and Everglades Habitats
Capstone Projects: Policy and Advocacy, Science and Engineering, Education, or Communications
Interns will complete a four-week capstone project working with The Everglades Foundation staff and selecting from one of the following categories: Policy and Advocacy, Science and Engineering, Education, or Communications. Their projects contribute to the mission of the Everglades Foundation – protecting and restoring America’s Everglades.