Graduate Internships

MMM students have worked with a variety of partnering organizations.....

Partial list of internship hosts for MMM students – (1987-2013)
(Unless otherwise indicated entries below are Canadian)


  • Atlantic Geoscience Centre
  • Canada Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB)
  • Canada Food Inspection Agency
  • Canadian Hydrographic Service
  • United Nations - Division for Ocean Affairs and Law of the Sea,
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada                        
  • NS Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture
  • NS Department of Environment
  • NS Department of Tourism
  • Transport Canada
  • Parks Canada
  • Environment Canada
  • Canadian Wildlife Service
  • Geological Survey of Canada
  • Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment
  • Halifax Port Authority
  • International Development Research Centre
  • Malaysia – Department of Fisheries
  • Panamanian Dept. of Maritime Safety
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric
  • Administration – U.S.A.
  • United States Sea Grant Program
  • Ministry of Fisheries, Quebec
  • Institute for Marine Biosciences
  • New Brunswick Department Agriculture, Fish & Aquaculture
  • Marine Conservation Branch, Fremantle
  • Atlantic Coastal Action Program (ACAP)
  • Fisheries Resource Conservation Council
  • Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO)

Private Sector

  • Atlantic Container Line
  • Clearwater Fine Foods
  • SNC Lavalin
  • Fogo Island Co-op, Newfoundland
  • Lloyd’s Register
  • Geometrix Inc
  • Pangnirtung Fisheries LTD, Nunavut
  • Wallenius Wihelmsen Lines Americas
  • Vancouver Port Corporation
  • Eastern Canada Response Corporation Ltd,


  • Canadian Fishery Consultants Ltd. (CFCL)
  • Stantec
  • Meltzer Research and Consulting
  • Lane Environment Ltd.
  • Nexus Coastal Resource Management
  • LGL Limited
  • CBCL – Engineering and Environmental Design and Consulting

Non-Governmental Organizations

  • Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia
  • Sustainable Grenadines, Inc.
  • Clear Seas
  • Yayasan Masyarakat dan Perikanan Indonesia (MDPI)
  • David Suzuki Foundation
  • Ecology Action Centre
  • International Oceans Institute (IOI)
  • World Wildlife Fund
  • PEI Fishermen's Association
  • Pearson Peacekeeping Centre
  • Canadian Wildlife Federation
  • Coastal and Ocean Information Network Atlantic (ACZISC)
  • Fishermen and Scientists Research Society
  • Foundation for the World's Oceans
  • LFA 34 Management Board
  • Bras d'Or Institute for Ecosystem Research,
  • Canadian Sea Turtle Network
  • Bermuda Institute of Ocean Science
  • Centro Ecologico Akumal – Marine and Coastal Protection Program, Mexico
  • Coral Reef Degredation in the Indian Ocean (CORDIO)

Academic Institutions or Affiliates

  • MEOPAR WHaLE project
  • MARIN Project
  • Dalhousie University, Biology Department
  • Cape Breton University
  • Canadian Hydrographic Service
  • Centre for Coastal Studies, Massachusetts
  • Coady Institute, St. Francis Xavier University
  • Coastal CURA Project
  • Charles Darwin University, Australia (Research Institute for the Environment & Livelihoods)
  • University of Maine, Darling Center
  • Dalhousie University, Department of Oceanography
  • University of Rhode Island, Coastal Resources Center
  • McGill University, Department of Biology
  • University of Prince Edward Island, Veterinary College
  • University of Victoria
  • Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU).
  • University of British Columbia, ESSA
  • Ocean Management Research Network (OMRN)
  • Memorial University, Marine Institute
  • Dalhousie University, EIUI
  • Dalhousie University, Marine Activity and Risk Investigation Network (MARIN)

First Nations

  • British Columbia - Assembly of First Nations
  • Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI
  • Mi'kmaq Fish and Wildlife Commission
  • Paq'tnkek First Nation


Canadian Coast Guard