Contact Us

To contact us, please send an e-mail to Orca Behavior Institute Director Monika Wieland Shields at

Feel free to send inquiries for our volunteer field research internship positions at any time of the year (we will confirm receipt and keep them on file), but note that we begin to seriously discuss applicants in September/October with the goal of making decisions for the following field season by the end of December. Please send a cover letter and CV to the above e-mail address to be considered. Unfortunately we are not able to provide any paid positions at this time.

Mailing address:
Orca Behavior Institute
573 Westcott Drive
Friday Harbor, WA 98250