An environmental internship opportunity for students to work towards protecting and improving the water quality of the Lower Cape Fear River Basin in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA, through environmental education, advocacy and action.
Being able to lead the Eco Camp at the end of my stay was definitely one of the highlights of my internship. I was able to share my enthusiasm for the environment with not only the children at the camp but their parents as well. Fraser Dane, Canada
Click to watch a video highlighting the conservation work of the project in the Cape Fear river basin.
An opportunity to gain experience of river basin management and conservation, whilst engaging with the local community in awareness and education projects. Interns will also have the chance to experience the many sights and activities Wilmington has to offer.
This charming city, also known as the Port City, is located in the southeastern corner of North Carolina between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean.
Wilmington offers the perfect environment for many outdoor activities such as surfing, canoeing, sailing and biking. In addition, the nearby Wrightsville, Carolina and Kure Beaches are a mecca for boaters, surfers, sunbathers, beachcombers and seafood lovers and round out the wide variety of attractions in the area.