Internship Deadlines & How to Apply

How to Apply

Our application process consists of three parts. First, applicants are required to submit a Moody Gardens® Internship Application packet, that 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, we will contact you by phone or email to schedule an interview. All applicants must interview with the manager of the appropriate department and the Intern 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.

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 Intern Coordinator at volunteers@moodygardens.com.

Deadlines:

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

Spring Internship:

February/March/April
Applications accepted until January 1st

Summer Internship:

June/July
Applications accepted until May 1st

Fall Internship:

October/November/December
Applications accepted until September 1st

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