marine mammal programs

I have had a number of requests for information about graduate schools with marine mammal programs and aquarium internship programs. To help those of you that are looking for these types of experiences, I am going to provide links to the programs I know about on this part of my site.
Needless to say, I don't know about every program out there, but, as I find out about programs, I will add links to this site. And, if you know about a program that is not listed, please e-mail me (

internship programs - note the     are links
            mystic marinelife aquarium - mystic, ct
            national aquarium in baltimore - baltimore, md
            new england aquarium - boston, ma
            mote marine lab - sarasota, fl
            dolphin research center - marathon shores, fl
            kewalo marine lab - honolulu, hi
            marineland of florida - marineland, fl
            virginia aquarium and marine science center - virginia beach, va
            georgia aquarium - atlanta, ga
            beam reach - friday harbor laboratories, friday harbor, wa

graduate programs - note both the and the are links
         university of north carolina at wilmington
                      heather koopman
                      ann pabst
         massachusetts institute of technology/woods hole oceanographic institution joint program
                      laela sayigh
                      peter tyack
         university of hawaii at manoa
                        louis herman
         university of california santa cruz
                        terrie williams
         texas a&m university at galveston
                        randall davis
                        christopher marshall
                        bernd wursig
         university of central florida
                        graham worthy
        oregon state university
                        bruce mate
        university of california san diego/scripps institution of oceanography
                        gerald kooyman
        university of north florida
                        julie avery
                        quincy gibson

Here is a link to one society that maintains a directory of researchers working in the field of marine mammalogy on its website. And, it has useful information about which types of experiences will help you get a career in the marine mammal field, where to find them, and how to get them.
societies - note the    are links
         society for marine mammalogy

I hope that these links are useful. Good Luck!

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