[MARMAM] Internship Posting

Jennifer Lewis jennifer.lewis1 at fiu.edu
Mon Feb 12 05:22:06 PST 2007


Internship: Behavioral Ecology of Bottlenose Dolphins in the Florida
Keys
 
Period of Service: April - October 2007
 
Details of Position: Work will involve assisting doctoral student with
field research on bottlenose dolphins in the Lower Florida Keys.
Responsibilities will include assisting in collection of behavior and
environmental data on dolphins and aiding with fish sampling. Off water
duties will include data entry, management and analysis in addition to
equipment maintenance. 
 
Interns will receive training in field and lab techniques used in
cetacean research. 
 
Requirements: Must be upper division undergraduate or recent graduate
from a scientific discipline. Prefer students with an interest in
continuing education beyond Bachelors. Previous field experience a plus.
Must be able to handle long hours (8+ per day) under extreme heat (up to
37 degrees Celsius). Must be in good physical condition (for deploying
and hauling nets when fish sampling).
 
Positions are voluntary.
 
All work conducted will be done under a Letter of Confirmation for Level
B Harassment (MMPA 1972).   
 
For further information please contact Jennifer Lewis at:
jennifer.lewis1 at fiu.edu
 
 
Doctoral Candidate
Florida International University
Department of Biological Sciences
11200 SW 8th St. 
Miami, Florida 33199
(305) 348-7429
 
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