The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) will accept applications until 10:00 a.m. on October 6, 2017 for the purpose of hiring a National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) Intern.


The minimum qualifications for the position include:

  • Must possess or be pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in biology, marine science, botany, geography, ecology, environmental science, chemistry, forestry, wildlife biology, or a related field. The candidate must have a minimum of thirty-two (32) hours college credit.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (Mississippi residents must have a Mississippi driver’s license). MDMR will verify the driver’s license.


The internship will be for a period of up to 20 weeks with a rate of pay at $10.00 per hour. The position may be extended depending upon funding and the intern’s schedule. Information about the position, instructions for applying, and Application Form will be available on September 20, 2017 on the MDMR website and the Mississippi Procurement Portal. For additional information, please contact Valerie McWilliams, Procurement Specialist, by email at procurement@dmr.ms.gov


Applications may be submitted by hand delivery or mail to Valerie McWilliams, Procurement Specialist, MDMR, 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530, or by email to procurement@dmr.ms.gov. The deadline for applying is 10:00 a.m. on October 6, 2017.


All applications should be marked: Application for NERR Intern”.