[MARMAM] Marine Mammal Photo ID internship job post
JStewart at LBAOP.ORG
Wed Nov 1 08:47:25 PDT 2017
Marine Mammal Photo ID Internship Spring Jan-Apr 2018
This intern will be responsible for assisting the Boats Coordinator on photo IDing blue whales, fin whales, and humpback whales during our daily whale watching cruises, as well as interpreting data to guests at the Aquarium.
Commitment: 15-20 hours/week for 15 weeks
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Taking dorsal and caudal fin photos of animals encountered during daily cruises
Maintain detailed data logs of sightings and enter them into ACESS databases
Answer questions and interpreting for guests on board.
Photo processing and IDi'ng individual whales seen during daily trips
Create a project to display to Aquarium guests using whale data
Must be 18 or over
Major/ed in biology, marine biology, or conservation a plus
Lift a maximum of 50 lbs
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Each applicant must have a broad knowledge of ecological and biological principles, especially those relating to marine habitats,
Ability to spend many hours standing especially on a boat
Experience working with digital SLR camera's a plus but not required
Experience in data entry, preferably with Microsoft Access
Comfortable speaking in front of large groups
Have excellent oral and written communication skills
Be able to demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities and work with a diverse group of people.
To apply please follow the link: http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/volunteer/college_internships/
Application deadline for spring season is November 13, 2017
For more information email or call
Aquarium of the Pacific
Long Beach, CA 90802
jstewart at lbaop.org<mailto:jstewart at lbaop.org>
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