Clean Ocean Action

About COA

 Clean Ocean Action is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to protecting marine water quality in the New York Bight (those waters between Montauk Point, NY, and Cape May, NJ, and to the continental shelf).  COA is a broad based coalition of over 135 active boating, business, community, conservation, diving, environmental, fishing, religious, service, student, surfing, and women’s groups.  COA identifies sources of pollution and takes actions to stop them using research, education, and citizen action.   


About COA Internships

Clean Ocean Action's internship positions are exciting opportunities for students to gain experience in public relations and outreach, environmental education, policy, and law, and marine science with an organization that is a proven national, state, and local leader in ocean advocacy.   

Each year, Clean Ocean Action seeks qualified and enthusiastic students to fill rewarding summer internships at its Long Branch, NJ, office.  Descriptions for summer internships are usually announced in February of each year and applications are accepted until positions are filled.

2022 Summer Internships

Marine Debris Internship

Click here to read the Marine Debris Intern Job Description and application process.


Law & Policy Internship

Click here to read the Law & Policy Internship Job Description and application process.


C.O.A.S.T. Internship

Click here to read the C.O.A.S.T. Internship Job Decscription and application process.





49 Avenel Blvd.
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Field Office:

Gateway National Recreation Area
Sandy Hook, New Jersey

Voice: (732) 872-0111
FAX: (732) 872-8041

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