[MARMAM] Dolphin Research Internship

Rebecca Wellard rebecca.wellard at oceanpark.com.hk
Thu Jan 14 17:16:08 PST 2010


Internships Available at Ocean Park, Hong Kong

Full-time unpaid internships are currently being offered by the Acoustic Research Laboratory, Tropical Marine Science Institute of the National University of Singapore in collaboration with Ocean Park Hong Kong. The ARL conducts studies on the cognitive and sensory capabilities of bottlenose dolphins living at Ocean Park with a focus on echolocation and underwater acoustics.
Interns receive intensive hands-on experience by participating in all aspects of the ongoing research and laboratory activities, including assistance in the daily research sessions with the dolphins, data processing and analysis, and also assisting with projects administrative and maintenance requirements.
Interns should have at least two years of university experience. Individuals from all types of academic disciplines are welcome to apply. Selection is competitive and is based on the applicant’s statement of interest, prior experience, academic record, and letters of reference.
Internship periods last for 5-6 months and interns are continuously accepted. Visa arrangements will need to be made once interns are accepted.
There is no charge for the internship. Interns are responsible for their own room and board.

To apply please submit the following:
1)    Statement of Interest
2)    Academic records
3)    Three letters of reference
4)    Curriculum Vitae

Please send applications to rebecca.wellard at oceanpark.com.hk with "Dolphin Research Internship" in the subject line.

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Rebecca Wellard
Research Department
Ocean Park Cooperation
Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Email: rebecca.wellard at oceanpark.com.hk

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