GCRL Internship Program

The Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) is the University of Southern Mississippi’s marine and coastal research and education enterprise sited in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Through its Internship Program, the GCRL affords students and recent graduates the opportunity to gain research experience in a coastal setting by working under the leadership of its faculty, research scientists, and graduate students.  Research at GCRL is multidisciplinary and applications-oriented with a focus on sustainable coastal and marine resources, development of new marine technologies, and the education of future scientists and citizens. 

2015 Internship Application

Student Internship Program and the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
Intern immersed in her work in a saltmarsh.

For undergraduate students interested in applying for an internship position, please complete this application.


The application deadline is February 6, 2015.
Academic credit is not issued through the GCRL Internship Program.  For students wishing to receive academic credit for a research project, please consider the GCRL's Summer Field Program's Research Study option.

More Information

For more information, contact:

Sam Clardy, Coordinator of Educational Programs
228.818.8885
samuel.clardy@usm.edu