Marine internship programmes

We work in partnership with other organisations in the marine sector to offer internship programmes to young people interested in a career in the marine environment.

The UK marine industry is a flourishing sector that offers diverse and fulfilling careers across the country; from marine ecology, renewable energy, to fisheries and more.

The Crown Estate works in partnership with other organisations in the marine sector to offer internship programmes to young people interested in a career in the marine environment, helping to nurture a diverse, skilled workforce that the marine industry needs for a sustainable future.

Our internship programmes

Coast Explorer Internship

London and Kent. In partnership with:
               

The Coast Explorer internship programme offers a unique opportunity for candidates interested in a career in the marine environment to gain skills, knowledge and experience relating to this exciting field.

Based in London and Kent, the internship programme is run in partnership with Vattenfall, Canterbury City Council and project managed by Kent Wildlife Trust. Through these partners, the internship offers a holistic programme enabling work experience opportunities in renewable energy, marine ecology and community engagement.

Developing from the Coast Explorer Environmental Programme which began in 2013, the Coast Explorer Internship Programme was developed in 2016 and has run every summer since. Previous interns have gone on to flourish in careers within the marine sector.

Please check back here for future opportunities.

 

Marine Futures Internship

North West England. In partnership with:

                    

The Marine Futures internship programme offers a unique opportunity for candidates interested in a career in the marine environment to gain skills, knowledge and experience across a variety of marine sectors; helping to inform and shape future career opportunities.

This internship programme is mostly based in Cumbria and project managed by the North West Wildlife Trust.

2020 internship programme

In light of the ongoing situation resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak, we regret to inform you that we have had to put the recruitment for the Marine Futures Internship Programme on hold until further notice.  Please see the programme recruitment page for more details.

Marine Research Internship

The Crown Estate, London

An internship position based at The Crown Estate for three months to focus entirely on a research topic of strategic importance to the team at The Crown Estate who manages the seabed and approximately half of the foreshore around England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The Marine Research Internship opportunities have to-date included exploring the role of offshore wind for electric vehicles and understanding the opportunities for improved data visualisations to optimise the Marine Data Exchange

The internship position is currently filled, please check back here for future opportunities.

Contact

Chelsea Bradbury

Marine Data Manager, Marine Planning

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