Internship Deadlines & How to Apply

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit a Moody Gardens Internship Application packet, which consists of a completed application, resume, cover letter, two letters of reference from non-family members, and a current transcript. Applicants must also turn in a letter from the course professor containing the professor’s name, contact information and the name of the course towards which this internship will be given credit. After receiving your packet, you will be contacted by phone or email to schedule an interview with the manager of the appropriate department and the Volunteer Coordinator. This provides you with the opportunity to learn about internship duties, while giving us a chance to get to know you. Please see below for deadline dates.

Finally, if you are chosen as intern, you must successfully complete our internship orientation program. Orientation is conducted before each semester and typically lasts no longer than three hours. Attendance is mandatory and interns must attend the program before starting their first shift.

If you have any further questions about the program or application process, please do not hesitate to contact the Volunteer Coordinator at  volunteers@moodygardens.org.

Deadlines:

All applications must be received by 5 p.m. on the day of the deadline.

Spring Internship:

January-March
Applications accepted until December 1
Start by January 15

Summer Internship:

June-August
Applications accepted until May 1
Start by June 1

Fall Internship:

September-November
Applications accepted until August 1
Start by September 15

Applications:

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Please mail completed applications to:

Moody Gardens
Attn: Volunteer Services
One Hope Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77554
Phone: 1-800-582-4673, ext. 4108
Fax: 409-683-4929
Email: volunteers@moodygardens.com