[MARMAM] Blue Ocean Society- Summer Internships Available

Dianna Schulte, Blue Ocean Society dianna at blueoceansociety.org
Wed Jan 27 09:35:12 PST 2016

Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation is accepting applications for
Summer 2016 Interns.  


Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation is a nonprofit organization based
in Portsmouth, NH, USA with a mission to protect marine life in the Gulf of
Maine through research, education and inspiring action. We achieve our goals
primarily through our core programs which involve studying whales from
commercial whale watch boats, collecting data on debris found during beach
cleanups and offshore, and interacting with thousands of people each year
during programs and events.


Blue Ocean Society's Internship Program is structured and designed to
provide undergraduates and recent post-grads with hands-on experience in the
field of whale research, education and marine conservation.  Interns will be
directly involved in a variety of programs, including contributing to our
long-term studies of several wild cetacean species (humpback, fin, minke
whales, etc) in the Gulf of Maine while working aboard commercial whale
watching vessels departing from NH and northern MA.  Interns will also
assist with education through our outreach programs, beach cleanups and at
our Blue Ocean Discovery Center in Hampton Beach, NH.  



.         Collect detailed data (environmental and behavioral) on local
marine species and marine debris

.         Interact with program participants of all ages and backgrounds

.         Assist with beach cleanups and school/outreach programs 

.         Educate visitors at our Blue Ocean Discovery Center

.         Enter data 

.         Attend weekly meetings and lectures

.         Complete weekly reading assignments



.         Must possess a strong work ethic, have high attention to detail
and the ability to work with limited supervision

.         Must be self-motivated, enthusiastic, friendly and able to talk to
small groups

.         Must be 18 or older 

.         Must have reliable transportation

.         Must be available on weekends and holidays 

.         Must be available to start by May 25, 2016


Prior experience is not required and all training is provided. This is an
unpaid position. Interns are responsible for their own housing and
transportation.  Those who can work full-time hours for at least 10 weeks
will be given preference.


Please visit  <http://www.blueoceansociety.org/Jobs/intern.html>
http://www.blueoceansociety.org/Jobs/intern.html for full Internship

Details on how to apply can be found here:


Application deadline is March 1, 2016. 



Dianna Schulte

Research and Intern Coordinator


Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation

Gov. John Langdon House

143 Pleasant Street

Portsmouth, NH 03801


Office: 603-431-0260

Email:  <mailto:dianna at blueoceansociety.org> dianna at blueoceansociety.org

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