The Application Process


Each position has its own application. Links to the applications are at the bottom of each position description.

Animal Husbandry Internships
Animal Health Internships
Museum Operations Internships
Education Internships
Research Internships

Candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, resume, references, an unofficial transcript, and an optional letter of recommendation.

Application Timeline

Please apply by the dates listed below. We will begin reviewing applications on these dates but will accept applications as long as positions are available.

  • Summer internships: January 31

  • Spring internships: November 1

  • Fall internships: June 1

  • Winter internships: October 16

Can I still apply?

The Decision Process

You will receive confirmation by email that your application has been received. Select candidates will be invited for interviews with representatives from the Volunteer Programs and Internships Office, followed by a second interview with the department(s) applied to. We regret that we are unable to respond to status inquiries over the phone.

For More Information

If you have any questions about our internship program, take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions. Please call Volunteer Programs and Internships Office at (617) 973-5235 or contact us at intern@neaq.org if you need further assistance.