[MARMAM] Fall Internships at Mystic Aquarium

Freeman, Kathleen kfreeman at mysticaquarium.org
Tue May 3 13:16:09 PDT 2016


Hello,

I would like to post fall internship opportunities that are available at Mystic Aquarium.  The postings are as follows:

Mystic Aquarium Water Quality Lab Fall Internship


 Complete information and application instructions may be found on our website, http://www.mysticaquarium.org/get-involved/internships.
Fall Internship Application Deadline is May 31, 2016
Department Function
The Water Quality Lab staff works closely with the Life Support Technicians in order to maintain exceptional water quality in all aquatic exhibits at Mystic Aquarium ensuring proper habitats for all animals.
Daily Duties

  *   Perform all tests required to maintain critical parameters in marine mammals pool systems
  *   Perform all tests required to maintain critical parameters in fish and aquatic invertebrate exhibits
  *   Monitor all chemical feed pumps
  *   Record keeping and data entry
  *   Assist with ensuring compliance with state discharge permits



Mystic Aquarium Research Fall Internship
Complete information and application instructions may be found on our website, http://www.mysticaquarium.org/get-involved/internships.
Fall Internship Application Deadline is May 31, 2016


Department Function

Our research team conducts research in many aspects of marine animal health, husbandry, ecology, and conservation. This is accomplished through detailed analysis of behavior, specimens, data records and a combination of field, in-house, and laboratory-based research projects that focus on animal census, behavior, ecology, infectious disease, neuro-immunology, and physiology.
Daily Duties
* Videorecord, observe, describe and analyze animal behavior
* Prepare chemical solutions and biological reagents
* Assist with specimen collection
* Management of biological specimens
* Assist with biological assays and experiments
* Data entry and database management
* Data analysis, table and graph construction
* Report writing
Recent Projects
* Data collection of marine ornamental fish industry contacts in the
Northeast
* Description and quantification of beluga whale behavior
* Description and quantification of fish behavior
* Analysis of hydroacoustic surveys of forage fish at sub-tropical reefs
* Video census of pelagic reef piscivores
* Identification of rare Caribbean reef fish and assessment of
conservation risk
* Ecological exploration of submarine canyons and seamounts for
conservation and management
* Validation of an automated hematology analyzer for use with cetacean
and pinniped blood
* Gut passage rates in multiple elasmobranch species
* Health assessment and prevalence of Brucellosis in Point Lay, AK beluga
whales
* Health assessment of wild bottlenose dolphins




Thank you very much!
Kathy

Kathleen Freeman
Internship Coordinator & Mission Programs Administrator
Human Resources Department / Mission Programs
Phone | 860-572-5955 Ext 306
kfreeman at mysticaquarium.org<mailto:kfreeman at mysticaquarium.org>
www.mysticaquarium.org<http://www.mysticaquarium.org/>

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