Scripps Institution of Oceanography Internship Profile
The Scripps Institution was founded in 1903 as an independent biological research laboratory with the mission “to seek, teach and communicate scientific understanding of the oceans, atmosphere, Earth and other planets for the benefit of society and the environment.” The institution has been a part of the University of California since 1912 and conducts marine research, graduate training and public service. Scripps staffs about 1,300, including 100 faculty members, more than 300 other scientists and approximately 240 graduate students. Its annual expenditures total over $140 million, as it conducts more than 300 studies each year. Scripps also operates a fleet of four ships and the platform FLIP for oceanographic research.
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