[MARMAM] Blue Ocean Society- Summer and Fall Internships Available

dianna at blueoceansociety.org dianna at blueoceansociety.org
Wed Jan 1 14:01:11 PST 2020


Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation is accepting applications for
Summer and Fall 2020 Interns.  

 

Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation is a nonprofit organization based
in Portsmouth, NH, USA with a mission to protect marine life in the Gulf of
Maine through research, education and inspiring action. We achieve our goals
primarily through our core programs which involve studying whales from
commercial whale watch boats, collecting data on debris found during beach
cleanups and offshore, and interacting with thousands of people each year
during programs and events.

 

Blue Ocean Society's Internship Program is structured and designed to
provide undergraduates and recent post-grads with hands-on experience in the
field of whale research, education and marine conservation.  Interns will be
directly involved in a variety of programs, including contributing to our
long-term studies of several wild cetacean species (humpback, fin, minke
whales, etc.) in the Gulf of Maine while working aboard a commercial whale
watching vessel departing from Rye, NH.  Interns will also assist with
marine education through our outreach programs, beach cleanups and at our
Blue Ocean Discovery Center in Hampton Beach, NH.  

 

Responsibilities: 

*	Collect detailed data (environmental and behavioral) on local marine
species and marine debris
*	Interact with program participants of all ages and backgrounds
*	Assist with beach cleanups 
*	Interact with visitors at our Blue Ocean Discovery Center
*	Enter data 
*	Attend weekly meetings and lectures
*	Complete weekly reading assignments

 

Qualifications:

*	Must possess a strong work ethic, have high attention to detail and
the ability to work with limited supervision
*	Must be self-motivated, enthusiastic, friendly and able to
communicate effectively
*	Must be 18 or older 
*	Must have reliable transportation
*	Must be available on weekends and holidays 
*	Must be available to start by May 27, 2020 (summer session) or
August 5, 2020 (fall session) 

 

Prior experience is not required and all training is provided. This is an
unpaid position. Interns are responsible for their own housing and
transportation.  Those who can work full-time hours for at least 10 weeks
will be given preference.

 

 

Please visit http://www.blueoceansociety.org/internships/ for full
Internship information and application instructions. 

 

Application deadline is March 1, 2020. 

 

 

Dianna Schulte

Director of Research

 

Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation

Gov. John Langdon House

143 Pleasant Street

Portsmouth, NH 03801

 

Office: 603-431-0260

Cell: 603-498-6368

www.blueoceansociety.org <http://www.blueoceansociety.org> 

 

 

 

 

 

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