[MARMAM] Marine Research Internships - Auckland (May 2018 onwards)

Catherine Lea cat at awads.co.nz
Fri Apr 27 17:05:51 PDT 2018

Marine Research Internships are available with Auckland Whale & Dolphin
Safari (www.whalewatchingauckland.com), New Zealand

Dates: Open year-round. Currently vacant full time (or 2x part-time)
positions for May-July/August 2018.

The voluntary internship is an excellent opportunity for aspiring
marine biologists
to gain fieldwork skills, on-water experience from a platform of opportunity
and public speaking experience within a successful commercial & research
operation. Research is composed of sightings data and photo-identification
data collection. Bad weather days are used for data processing and entry.


   -  Min. 3 months stay preferred with preference going to those who can
   stay longer (full-time or part-time volunteer hours available dependent on
   the number of successful applicants)
   - Genuine interest, education and motivation in the field of Marine
   Biology/Ecology and Conservation
   - Preferable previous experience in marine mammal observation and data
   - Experience in photo-ID desirable
   - Due to the nature of fieldwork, must be reliable,
   flexible, hardworking and patient
   - Be able to work independently and within a small team
   - Speak fluent English
   - Be sociable, enthusiastic and have a positive attitude to get on well
   with our small crew- Must be comfortable working on boats

Important: This is an unpaid, volunteer internship. Successful candidates
are responsible for all associated costs including travel, visa &
insurance, housing and food.

How to apply: Please send applications in an email titled Marine Research
Internship to Catherine Lea (cat at awads.co.nz) including your CV and a cover
letter detailing why you would like to volunteer for Auckland Whale &
Dolphin Safari, the dates you would be available and relevant experience.
Applications will be examined in order of reception.
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