ARC adds new jobs, nurseries, receives state tax credit

Aquacultural Research Corporation (Dennis) – In 2016 ARC completed a $1.6 million hatchery facility, more than doubling their capacity. They now plan to construct two new nursery locations to support an increased shellfish seed output, representing a three-fold increase in nursery capacity. The company will create six new jobs and retain 17 while making a private investment of $330,000. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development Board has awarded $100,000 in state tax credits.

2017 Summer Internships at the Association to Preserve Cape Cod

The Association to Preserve Cape Cod (APCC) is pleased to announce our 2017 Summer Internship program. APCC is a 501(c)(3) environmental organization founded in 1968 to promote policies and programs that foster preservation of Cape Cod’s natural resources. APCC focuses on protection of groundwater, surface water, and wetlands; preservation of open space; promotion of responsible, planned growth; and the achievement of an environmental ethic. 

APCC is committed to training the environmental leaders of tomorrow. Our internship program is designed to provide interns with challenging environmental projects that yield meaningful results. All intern projects support our mission to protect and restore the natural environment of Cape Cod and to promote environmental stewardship.  

APCC is seeking applicants for two summer internship positions, the Whitlock Internship and the Geist Internship. Interns are paid salaries but are not provided with benefits.

To learn more about these paid internships, visit http://www.apcc.org/ .

Jo Ann Muramoto, Ph.D.
Director of Science Programs
Association to Preserve Cape Cod
482 Main Street, Dennis, MA 02638
Tel:  (508) 619-3185
Email:  jmuramoto@apcc.org

Kayak Coordinator Position-Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Do you enjoy spending time outside? Do you love to kayak? Do you enjoy meeting new people and sharing your passion for the outdoors? If you answered yes to these questions we've got the job for you! Check out the position below:

Seasonal Naturalist: Kayak Program Coordinator
Location: South Wellfleet, MA
Sanctuary: Wellfleet Bay

We are seeking an experienced kayaker, birder, and enthusiastic environmental educator to join our staff as our Seasonal Kayak Program Coordinator. Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary is a 1,100-acre coastal sanctuary on Cape Cod. This position will focus primarily on leading informative natural history kayak trips, maintaining kayak program equipment, and scheduling kayak tour sweeps. Additionally, the Kayak Program Coordinator will lead other natural history programs for both families and adults including, but not limited to, tidal exploration programs and bird walks.


  • Strong kayaking skills and experience leading public kayak tours; experience in coastal waterways preferred
  • Successful candidates must have a strong background in field identification of birds; and knowledge of basic principles of ecology and natural history;
  • Knowledge of marine biology and coastal ecosystems is preferred;
  • American Red Cross certification in basic first aid, CPR, and small craft safety is preferred (or willingness to obtain);
  • Must have a valid driver's license;
  • Experience driving and backing a trailer is preferred;
  • Must pass a background records check (CORI, SORI and driver's).

Compensation and Benefits

Rate of pay $14.00/hr, 30-35 hours/week. Shared housing may be available at $35 per week.

Additional Comments

Period of employment is May 29–October 7, 2017, with potential opportunity to begin earlier in May as an Environmental Educator leading school groups, if qualified and interested.

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to:

Christine Bates- Public Program Coordinator

Christine Harris Bates
Public Program Coordinator
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
508-349-2615 ext. 6113

Summer 2017 Internship Opportunity - Center for Coastal Studies

The Center for Coastal Studies is a non-profit organization dedicated to conducting scientific research with emphasis on marine mammals of the western North Atlantic and on the coastal and marine habitats and resources of the Gulf of Maine.  CCS has been conducting research and marine and coastal educational programs on Cape Cod for over 40 years.

Education Responsibilities-Intern will assist with environmental education programs, including on-site programs, off-site programs, and festivals, including CCS’s signature summer week of events: Whale Week:  A Celebration of the Sea.  Interns will assist in staffing the Center’s marine discovery center; designing and delivering presentations, answering questions about CCS, marine mammals and ocean conservation issues, and other general duties. 

Interns must have their own transportation, and housing is not provided. A small stipend is provided. 


  • The internship is open to students who are currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from an accredited college or university.  High school students may also be considered.
  • Preference will be given to students or recent graduates working towards environmental studies, education, marine science, biology or other related fields.
  • Intern should demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Intern should be a self-starter able to take responsibility for completing projects.
  • Students that are adaptable, responsible, hard working, willing to learn, and have attention to detail are encouraged to apply.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be comfortable working with all ages, including young children.
  • Must be comfortable working outside in all conditions.
  • Must be comfortable working with and handling marine species.
  • Interns must be able to commit to at least two-three months; preferred start date-end date beginning June to mid August, but dates are flexible based on school schedules.
  • Interns must work a minimum of 20 hours per week.
  • Schedule is flexible but intern may have to work some weekends and evenings.
  • Preference will be given to students with secured housing on Cape Cod.

To Apply- Send your resume, cover letter, and one letter of reference to Stephanie Richardson at srichardson@coastalstudies.org or 5 Holway Ave, Provincetown, Massachusetts 02567. Applications must be received by March 17, 2017.


Stephanie Richardson
Human Resource Manager
Center for Coastal Studies
115 Bradford Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

t. (508) 487-3622 Ext. 113
f. (508) 487-4495

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” 

-Rachel Carson