How and When Do I Apply?

The current application period is now closed.

The application period for internships closed on 15 January 2023. No new applications are being accepted at this time. Announcements regarding acceptance for new internships are expected in the Fall. Check this website periodically for updates. 

Summer Internships

Applicants must complete the online application form and submit the following information with their application:

1) Resume

2) Copy of official academic transcript. (Finalists will be required to have official transcripts sent directly to the correct regional office from your school's registrar.)

3) Proof of medical insurance as well as automobile and dive insurance (if applicable)

4) Copy of Driver's License

5) Copy of scuba diving certification card(s) (if applicable)

6) Internship applicants are required to submit 2 letters of recommendation (professional/academic and personal contact). Recommendation letters must be submitted directly from the referee to

7) One page statement is required for EACH internship you are applying for. Please describe your relevant experience and why you would be a successful OWUSS intern.

8) All scholarship and internship application fees are payable online via PayPal.  You will be redirected to PayPal upon application submission.

The North American Internship application fee is $25.00 per internship.

Your application will be complete after all materials have been submitted and payment has been received.

If you are having trouble viewing the online application, please email us at for North America. If you are experiencing problems uploading documents onto your online application, please email all supplemental materials and documents to the email address above by the internship deadline. It is the applicant's responsibility to confirm receipt of application materials sent via email.