Seal Rescue Ireland


Are you looking to develop a career in conservation? Seal Rescue Ireland is rated in the Top 20 Conservation Internships worldwide by Conservation Careers!

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Marine Internships

Dynamic Marine Internship Opportunities Available

Our internship programme is a 3-month immersive opportunity to learn the dynamic world of marine mammal care and conservation.

Seal Rescue Ireland offers highly acclaimed, seasonal internships throughout the year. If you are interested in kick-starting a career in marine biology, veterinarian science, wildlife rehabilitation or conservation, this multi-faceted programme provides training on marine mammal husbandry and public education while providing unforgettable.

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Applications are now open for Winter 2024

To learn more about our Internship programmes, download the descriptions below. We have upcoming Internships available in the following areas:

  • What do I need for applying for internship?

    Please send the following documents to

    • Cover letter stating your interest and availability
    • Résumé / CV
    • Completed Application Form

    Download Application Form document below.

    Application Form

    If you are interested in other Seal Rescue Ireland volunteering opportunities please visit this page.

  • Programme Requirements:

    The following programme requirements are the following below.

    • Minimum of 12-weeks, but longer commitments are encouraged.
    • We expect our interns to be passionate and committed to animal welfare as well as marine conservation.
    • Willing to work long hours in sometimes challenging conditions.
  • Intern Accommodation:

    Seal Rescue Ireland offers shared housing for interns and staff at the rate of €90.00 per week. This accommodation is located just a short walk from the Centre and includes food, basic living needs, electricity, wifi and bed in a shared room.

    Please send accommodation inquirys to

  • Internship Programme Brochure:

    Get our Internship Programme Brochure. Explore immersive opportunities in marine mammal care, conservation, and rehabilitation. Download now for details.

    Program Brochure
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