Ballard Fish and Oyster Company
2015 Internship Program
Ballard Fish and Oyster Company (BFOC) (www.clamandoyster.com) is recruiting
students/individuals for our 2015 class of interns. BFOC is a vertically integrated shellfish
aquaculture company whose focus is on the production of hard clams and eastern
oysters. Internships are available
throughout the range of aquaculture production operations; including hatchery,
nursery, and field grow out.
We will recruit up to 8 interns to fill positions ranging in
duration from seasonal to yearly. Individuals will be selected to work in areas
of responsibility such as those listed below.
Example internships include but are not limited to the following
All daily aspects of maintenance/operation in
shellfish hatchery: spawning, larval culture, post-set maintenance and algae
Nursery culture of shellfish seed.
Maintenance of floating upweller system for
eastern oyster spat/seed.
Grading of hard clam and oyster seed.
Working with spat on shell – setting and
Planting of hard clams and eastern oyster
Bed maintenance for hard clams.
Harvest of hard clams and eastern oysters.
Field husbandry on eastern oysters.
Internships are paid at a rate to be negotiated
during hiring, and would vary with previous experience
Interns will work a minimum of 35 hour week, which
may include scheduled weekends and holidays.
Duration of internships is flexible, ranging
from seasonal to year long.
All interns must be at least 18 years of age.
Ballard Fish and Oyster will provide housing for
The company does not pay for travel to and from work.
The company will provide any necessary gear for
To apply, please send resume and statement of interest to
Tim Rapine (email@example.com) and reference the intern position.