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Development Intern/ Corporate Prospect Research

If you are looking for experience working in Advancement at a non-for profit, this internship is for you!  We will develop your talents while helping the Aquarium advance its mission! Intern will conduct prospect research on companies to aid in fundraising for the Aquarium’s education and research programs, as well as capital needs. Internship is 12-15 weeks in duration, in which the intern will research and create a database of information about companies. Interns should be available two to three days per week and must commit to the duration of the internship.  Our Advancement Team will train you on the resources available and search methods. Attention to detail is a must.

Application Prerequisites:

Must be enrolled in a degree program. Must submit resume, an unofficial transcript, and a cover letter which outlines your area of interest and your availability.  Internships are on a volunteer basis.


How to apply:

Select the internship that best fits your needs. Email application materials to: or Fax to : (813) 273-4161.


All internships are non-paid.