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As one of the largest sea turtle hospitals in the nation and recognized worldwide, Sea Turtle Inc. needs hardworking individuals that can engage our mission.

Below you will find our current job opportunities.

Jeffrey George Internship Program

Seasonal Position - Now Open To Applicants

Description: Sea Turtle, Inc. is a non-profit organization with a three-part mission of public education, sea turtle rehabilitation, and conservation. The internship program runs from Mid March – to August. Applications open in October and are focused on Education, Rehabilitation and Conservation. 

Applicants must be college graduates in education, biological science, wildlife and fisheries science, environmental science, or other related fields. U.S. citizenship or a permit to work in the U.S. is required. In addition, applicants must be 18 years of age or older, hold a valid driver’s license, and pass a criminal background check. Finally, interns must be comfortable working in adverse weather conditions.

Shared housing is provided on South Padre Island, Texas, with a $35 per workday stipend. Accommodation is air-conditioned and equipped with basic furniture, Wi-Fi, and kitchen supplies. Please note, pets are not allowed in housing. Food and transportation are not provided. A personal vehicle is not required on the island.

Deadline to Apply: November 8, 2021

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Field Technician

Now Open To Applicants

Time Period: March 7th – August 15th, 2022 

Mandatory Start Date March 7th, 2022

Description: Sea Turtle, Inc. is a non-profit organization with a three-part mission of public education, sea turtle rehabilitation, and conservation. The Sea Turtle, Inc. field technician position provides the unique opportunity to gain experience working with the most critically endangered sea turtle, the Kemp’s ridley, and enhance your hands-on sea turtle conservation skillset.

Must have previous experience with nesting sea turtles, including track identification, nest detection, and tag applications. Must be a recent college graduate in biological science, wildlife and fisheries science, or other related fields. 18+ years of age, U.S. Citizen, and valid U.S. driver’s license. Ability to pass a background check. Ability to work long hours, including holidays and weekends. Field technicians are expected to work 40 hours per week, often staying late if needed and being on-call for after-hours hatching and stranding response. Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs, and withstand hot and humid conditions. Experience with Kemp’s ridley nests/track identification, nest relocations, and hatchery management preferred.

Housing is not provided. Living on-island is highly recommended due to the need to respond to overnight activity.

Deadline to Apply: November 8, 2021

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