Marilyn Link Summer Internship Established at Harbor Branch for Ocean Engineering Students
The board of the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation has established the Marilyn C. Link Memorial Internship in honor of the late director emerita and first managing director of the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU). Beginning in 2020, the HBOI Foundation will annually fund one competitively selected intern with a focus on ocean engineering/technology to participate in the HBOI Summer Internship Program.
This year marks FAU’s 45th year hosting ocean science and engineering students from around the nation, which began when Marilyn C. Link was Harbor Branch’s first managing director. There are currently 617 alumni of summer internship programs who have gone forward into distinguished careers in the sciences.
The 10-week 2018 Summer Intern Program ends in early August, culminating in public presentations on the work the interns have done with their HBOI mentors at the annual Harbor Branch Summer Intern Symposium. —Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation