Lobsters in the News February 11 – February 25

Higher prices boost 2021 Maine lobster landings to record $725 million

Despite its record-breaking value, the haul was one of the smallest in the past decade. It was a huge jump in price that pushed the value over the top.

By Hannah LaClaire, Portland Press Herald

February 25

  • Maine eyes new controls for key bait fishing industry

February 24

  • Maine seafood industry expects indirect hit from Russian invasion

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Funding Opportunities

Darling Marine Center Summer Internships

Each summer the Darling Marine Center hosts about 25 undergraduate interns. Internships are typically 10 to 12 weeks in length, running from mid-May to mid-August, and many are suitable for undergraduate capstone and honors thesis projects. There are opportunities in the fields of marine biology, ecology and oceanography, as well as conservation science, fisheries science and aquaculture.Students are not limited to marine opportunities at the DMC; contact the DMC Director to learn more about ways that you can pursue environmental science, engineering, public policy or other independent research and internship opportunities on our coastal campus.

Opportunities are posted below and new positions are added as they be come available (typically February- April, each year). Hiring is done by individual faculty and visiting researchers.  Students are encouraged learn more about our professors’ research interests and contact directly those with interesting projects. Faculty profiles can be found here.

Current Internship Opportunities

Marine Ecology Internship

Microbial Ecology Internship 

Oceanography Field Based Internship

Estuarine Ecology Internship

Lobster Supply Chain Internship

Lobster Ecology and Industry Internships

Oyster Ecophysiology Internship

Aquaculture Gear Selection Internship

Shellfish Aquaculture Production and Products Internship

HIGH SCHOOL Estuarine Ecology Internship

Aquaculture Industry Externships

Profiling Float Internship

Coastal Current Dynamics Internship

Upper Ocean Dynamics Internship

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