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The Dunes Center Internship Program offers interns an opportunity to learn job skills, engage with our program participants, develop lesson plans, and have a rich, rewarding experience they can benefit from. Our Internship Program has a rolling application cycle. We are always accepting applications for interns. In order to apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]

We are currently offering internship programs for Spring and Summer 2024.

Educational Programs Internship:

Educational Program Interns support the Dunes Center’s goal of providing high-quality and engaging programming to children on the Central Coast. This part-time service is a mutually beneficial partnership that will enable the Dunes Center to engage local residents and children with educational opportunities and activities while the intern gains experiences that can be used for college or graduate school admissions, work experience, and personal fulfillment. Generally, this position requires an interest in science education, experience working with children, and a willingness to learn.

Learn more about this opportunity here.


Snowy Plover Docent Internship:

Guadalupe Beach Preserve Western Snowy Plover Docent Program








Hear From Our Interns:
"The Dunes Center has shown me many new and lovely locations that I appreciate and desire to protect. I hope to encourage students to aspire to be leaders in their community and find an interest in environmental studies and the dunes." Eryn Lankard
"I love watching the participants learn, grow, and explore the different aspects of the class." Tori Norville
"The Dunes Center is amazing because it gets kids interested in our environment and aware of the beautiful world we live in." Austin Lippincott
"I love to spend time in the classroom sharing my passion for science with the students!" Emma Sloan


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