Tropical Marine Biology Internship-Bahamas

Agency
Cape Eleuthera Institute
Location
Eleuthera, The Bahamas
Job Category
Internships
Salary
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Start Date
08/22/2018
Last Date to Apply
05/01/2018
Website
http://www.ceibahamas.org/
Description
The Cape Eleuthera Institute maintains active field research in The Bahamas focusing on sea turtle and shark ecology, coral reef restoration and monitoring, and sustainable fisheries. Interns will get the chance to enjoy life at the research station, learn about the wildlife and their habitats, see unique wildlife in marine environments including remote Caribbean beaches and coral reefs, and explore the island of Eleuthera. Our mission encompasses research, education, and outreach, and is dedicated to raising awareness about environmental conservation. CEI is seeking highly-motivated early career scientists to work as interns supporting our research projects. Interns are critical in fulfilling our mission, and are given the unique opportunity to participate in field-based and analytical research. The successful candidates will be actively engaged with a vibrant community of visiting and resident researchers and students.
Qualifications
Requirements: Applicants should have completed or be in the process of completing a relevant undergraduate degree Ideal candidates are working towards a career in marine ecology, environmental education, or other related fields Although a scuba diving certification is not required, it is highly recommended The ability to work independently, as part of a team, and be adaptable to a flexible schedule Candidates must be comfortable swimming and be prepared to work on boats in adverse weather conditions Candidates must be physically fit and able to lift heavy objects More information & application: www.ceibahamas.org/internships or info@ceibahamas.org Program dates: Fall 2018: Wed Aug 22 (PM) – Fri Dec 14, 2018 (AM) Spring 2019: Mon Jan 21 (PM) - Wed June 12, 2019 (AM) Application deadline: May 1, 2018 (fall), October 1, 2018 (spring) Fees: $1,000 per month (financial aid is available)
Contact Person
Edd Brooks
Contact eMail
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