MOTE Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

About MOTE Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Founded in 1955, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)3 research organization based in Sarasota, Fla., with field stations in eastern Sarasota County, Charlotte Harbor and the Florida Keys. Mote has 24 research programs and a variety of initiatives dedicated to today’s research for tomorrow’s oceans with an emphasis on world-class research relevant to conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity, healthy habitats and natural resources. Mote’s vision includes positively impacting public policy through science-based outreach and education. Showcasing this research is Mote Aquarium, open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 365 days a year. Learn more at



May 2023 - August 2023 Sarasota, FL
“The atmosphere and level of professionalism was top tier”

Environmental health intern

May 2021 - August 2021 Sarasota, FL
“Mote is an amazing research facility doing essential work in ocean conservation. ”
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