[MARMAM] Internships for Summer and Autumn in Madeira island - CETUS-Madeira Project

Rita Ferreira ritabferreira at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 03:45:06 PDT 2018


Oceanic Observatory of Madeira (OOM/ARDITI) is currently opening
INTERNSHIPS FOR SUMMER AND AUTUMN in Madeira Island (Portugal)



The Oceanic Observatory of Madeira (OOM) is a research unit within the
Regional Agency for the Development of Research, Technology and Innovation
(ARDITI), located in Madeira Island, Portugal. OOM seeks to become a centre
of excellence dedicated to research and permanent monitoring of the ocean.
This initiative brings together a multidisciplinary scientific community,
joining several institutions with the aim of promoting cooperation and
resource optimization. http://oom.arditi.pt



*OOM/ARDITI is looking for 2 interns to help with our marine mammals’
research project based in Madeira Island, Portugal.*



We are currently filling positions for *20th August - 31st October & 1st
November - 24th December 2018*





*Internship Details:*

The interns will be enrolled in data collection on board ferries with a
fixed route between Madeira Island and Porto Santo Island. Food on board is
provided. These positions are unpaid but we encourage candidates to seek
grants where we can post as host institution. In order to cover for
logistic expenses, there is a monthly fee of 75eur (does not cover
accommodation). Non-European candidates must cover their own insurance
expenses.





*Internship description:*

 - An intensive training on monitoring protocol, cetacean identification
and data processing and analysis;

- Sea surveys Madeira-Porto Santo;

- Data processing and analysis;

- Educational activities in local schools or to the general public (when
possible);

- Free time to visit Madeira and Porto Santo;

- Accident insurance.



Successful applicants should possess or be enrolled in a BS or MS course in
biology or related, be reliable, dedicated, adaptable and patient, as this
work is highly weather dependent and requires consecutive days of work at
sea. If you are an undergraduate or graduate student interested in pursuing
a career in marine mammal research, this is an excellent opportunity to
learn and gain experience at sea.



Application deadline is 8th July.



If you are interested in interning with OOM/ARDITI, please send a CV and a
letter of interest to rita.ferreira at oom.arditi.pt.





Thank you,

Rita Ferreira, MsC

OOM-ARDITI

Phone: +351291721246 <+351%20291%20721%20246>
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