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Due to Covid-19 the Internship program is currently on hold.  Please check back regularly for updates.



Through a partnership with the University of California Irvine, our facility is listed as a practicum site for Social Ecology and Public Health students who must fulfill a certain amount of fieldwork hours. If you are a UCI student looking for a field study placement, click on the link to learn more about our site and information on how to apply.



The Back Bay Science Center has partnered with the California Department of Public Health & Environmental Management Branch for their Biotoxin Monitoring Program to track toxic plankton blooms occurring along the coast of California. Additionally, CoSEE West has implemented the HAB (Harmful Algal Bloom) Watch Program consisting of a community network of organizations and institutes located in the Southern California area to collect data on patterns of plankton blooms.

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