Welcome to MMERP! Humboldt State University's Marine Mammal Education and Research Program

MMERP is an internship program that consists of both graduate and undergraduate students at Humboldt State University. Originally designed to facilitate doing shore surveys of local Gray whales, MMERP has evolved to incorporate numerous projects involving a wide range of marine mammals throughout Northern California.

Why join MMERP?

You will get hands-on field experience, as well as beneficial knowledge gained from meetings and discussion groups where many people can come together to share their insights and passion for marine mammals. In addition, you will be working in a competitive and dynamic field that continues to grow each year.