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General Inquiry (Events, Internships, and Other Campus Visits) FAQ
Weddings are not permitted on MSC campus.
Birthday parties are not permitted on MSC campus.
MSC does not have the staffing to give tours. Instead, visitors are invited to attend events on campus, such as the annual Open House or the monthly Lecture Series. Nahant residents are allowed to park in resident spots (located just outside the MSC gate) and visit public walking trails.
Companies and universities are permitted to host educational events in the bunker room with approval from the Laboratory Manager. Fill out the contact form and use the “notes” section to describe the event. We are unable to reserve space more than three months in advance.
Outdoor group events are only permissible for internal Northeastern University groups.
Please email us at email@example.com with questions pertaining to prospective student visits.
We do not have postings for volunteer internships. Instead, students interested in pursuing volunteer internships should browse the faculty research page for matching research interests, and then contact the faculty member directly.
We allow job shadowing on occasion for students interested in learning more about the marine science field. Please contact Carole McCauley at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Though the MSC does not take on regular coastal health and advocacy volunteers; many local groups have volunteer needs.
Nahant Beach is open to the public year round. Parking is available at Tides Restaurant for a fee of $3.