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Whether you’re a researcher, university student, or a passionate marine ecology enthusiast, MARES Center offers diverse opportunities for involvement in our initiatives.

Organizations and Researchers

If you're keen on collaboration for specific projects, reach out with your proposal, outlining objectives, requirements, and budget. Our team collaborates on various projects with universities and laboratories globally, and we're actively engaged in local and regional initiatives.

University Internships

MARES Center welcomes university interns to join us in Mahahual, actively participating in and managing specific projects aligned with our programs. This opportunity provides hands-on experience, skill development, and enhances employment prospects post-studies. Internships, typically lasting 3 to 6 months, should be related to our programs, grounded in scientific methodology and objectives. We encourage universities to contact us and send bachelor and master students, with interns and their projects supervised by our team.


MARES Center accepts volunteers year-round, providing an excellent opportunity to contribute skills to environmental initiatives, connect with the community, and make a positive impact. Volunteers undergo brief training introductions and can participate in various projects concurrently. The focus is on practical experience and environmental awareness projects. No prior experience is required, and volunteers will be supervised by the MARES Center team. Apply now to volunteer and be part of our Research Center's impactful projects.