[MARMAM] Internship Opportunities: Seal Rescue Ireland

Gale Loescher intern at sealrescueireland.org
Thu Nov 7 06:31:25 PST 2019

*Seal Rescue Ireland is accepting applications for our exciting internship

Seal Rescue Ireland (SRI) is a charity organisation which operates a busy
marine animal rescue and rehabilitation centre located in Courtown, Co.
Wexford. As the only facility that fully rehabilitates seals within the
Republic of Ireland, SRI responds to strandings nationwide. Most reports
are for young grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) and common seal (Phoca
vitulina) pups found sick, injured or orphaned across the Irish coastline.
In addition, SRI pursues understanding and public engagement of ocean
conservation and sustainability through education, community outreach and
research programmes.

SRI is currently accepting applications for their internship programmes for
next year. With rolling start dates year around, these high paced,
full-time positions are for a minimum of 12 weeks, but longer time
commitments are encouraged. After completion of initial training, interns
who excel may be invited to stay longer and offered higher levels of
responsibility with the potential for compensation through living expenses.

*Seal Rescue Ireland offers 4 different internship opportunities:*

*Animal Care and Education Internship* - provides a well rounded
experience, with the interns time divided between caring for seals in
rehabilitation and giving educational tours to visitors of our centre.

*Marketing and Media Internship* -  provides the intern with experience in
producing quality media content to help Seal Rescue Ireland promote our
mission, ocean conservation, and our fundraising efforts.

*Education Internship* - provides the intern with experience in developing
and presenting educational programs and activities for groups of all ages
that focus on ocean conservation and sustainability.

*Community Engagement Internship* - provides the intern with experience in
community outreach to raise awareness of SRI and ocean conservation, event
planning, and fundraising to support our centre.

There are unpaid positions. Intern housing is available for 90 Euro/week
(including food) on a first come first served basis. Interns are
responsible for their own travel expenses.

Application Deadlines:

1st of December, 2019 for April to June, 2020 start dates

1st of March, 2020 for July to September, 2020 start dates

1st of June, 2020 for October to December, 2020 start dates

Please visit our website at (http://www.sealrescueireland.org/internships/)
for full descriptions of our internships and to download the application
form. Completed applications can be submitted to:
intern at sealrescueireland.org

Registered Charity: RCN 20108519
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