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Thank you for your interest in employment with the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve!

If you are interested in getting notifications about upcoming vacancies, please email your resume to  Your resume will be kept on file for six months after which it will become inactive. Submission of a resume is not a substitute for completing an employment application. 

For more information, check out for open positions within all of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. 

Full-Time Positions

Grand Bay NERR is currently recruiting for an Education Assistant! This job posting will close on Friday, March 1, 2024 at 11:50 pm CST. For more information, see the section above for open positions at MDMR.


Summer Internships

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has a summer internship program for current and recently graduated undergraduate students. Check out the MDMR Employment page each spring for the announcement and application. Grand Bay NERR has had Estuarine Ecology Interns and Outreach Interns, so if you’re interested in working at the NERR for a summer, apply!

Directed Studies/Internships for class

Students taking a directed studies or internship course at their school are encouraged to reach out to Grand Bay NERR staff for volunteer intern projects or general experience in the field. 

Contracted Internships

Occasionally an opportunity arises for contracted interns to assist Grand Bay NERR staff on certain projects. These opportunities may be found at

Meet the Staff

Brianna Andrews is the BRACKISH Educator.
She began her Grand Bay NERR career as an MDMR Summer Intern.