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Applications Being Accepted for Open Internships through February 11, 2014

January 22, 2014

Contact: Paul Holthus, Executive Director
(808) 277-9008

The World Ocean Council (WOC) – the international, multi-industry leadership alliance for “Corporate Ocean Responsibility” - has created an internship program to provide opportunities for professional development and training. The WOC Internship program creates a unique opportunity for early professionals and graduate students from around the world to work with the WOC and the ocean business community in advancing industry efforts on ocean sustainability, science and stewardship.

Currently, WOC has three open internships positions:

1. Membership Coordination/ Information Management

The Membership Coordination/ Information Management Intern will work directly with the WOC Secretariat to help with overall membership coordination and information system improvements.

2. Communications/Website

The Communications/Website Intern will work directly with the WOC Secretariat to identify and implement the best methods to communicate with WOC Members and interested parties and to grow a community of ocean businesses involved with WOC programs and initiatives.

3. Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) Program

The MSP Program Specialist Intern will work directly with the WOC Director of Programs/MSP Project Director to develop a series of tools and products useful for the engagement of the ocean business community in the process of marine policy and planning, with a focus on the U.S.

Full internship descriptions and information on the application process can be found at

Check back at the WOC website for additional internship positions that will be posted as they become available.



About the World Ocean Council (WOC)

The WOC is the only international, cross-sectoral alliance for private sector leadership and collaboration in “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. Companies and associations worldwide are distinguishing themselves as leaders in ocean sustainability, stewardship and science by joining the WOC. Members to date include over 70 leadership organizations from a wide range of ocean industries: oil and gas, shipping, seafood, fisheries, aquaculture, mining, renewable energy, ocean technology, maritime law, marine environmental services and other areas. For the current list of WOC Members, click here. The WOC News Release is received by over 30,000 ocean industry stakeholders around the world.

Port Name: World Ocean Council

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