[MARMAM] Dolphin Research Internship at Ocean Park, Hong Kong

Alice Tse alicewy.tse at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 20:42:18 PST 2012


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
Acoustic Research Laboratory 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 the projects
administrative and maintenance requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
•       Have at least 2 years of university experience
•       Have a positive attitude and obtain a strong willingness to learn
•       Good oral/written communication skills in English
•       Basic computer knowledge
•       Must be able to maintain a high energy level throughout the workday
•       Must be at least 160 cm tall and able to lift at least 25 pounds
•       Must be able to work full-time, unpaid, for 3 months minimum
•       Must be responsible for food, accommodation and transportation
•       Past experience with animals preferred, but not required
•       Successful visa application to HKSAR (this applies for
International applicants only)

International applicants must apply for a training visa to Hong Kong (for
details please contact us).

TO APPLY PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

•      Statement of Interest

•      Academic records

•      Three letters of reference

•      Curriculum Vitae

•      Passport photo




Please send applications to eszter.matrai at oceanpark.com.hk<mailto:
eszter.matrai at oceanpark.com.hk> with "Dolphin Research Internship" in the
subject line.

Eszter Matrai MSc

Research Department

Ocean Park Corporation

Aberdeen, Hong Kong
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