[MARMAM] Shannon Dolphin Project Internship

Sibéal Regan sibeal.regan at iwdg.ie
Mon Feb 14 02:53:30 PST 2022


The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) is a registered charity and NGO in
the West of Ireland. The group have been running the Shannon Dolphin
Project photo ID catalogue since 1993, focused on Ireland’s only resident
population of bottlenose dolphins.

*Successful applicants will gain experience in:*

Photo- ID techniques.

Collecting and processing data.

Improving field skills and gaining at sea experience – dedicated dolphin
surveys / opportunistic surveying on tour boats.

Education and Outreach to the public in the visitor centre.

Complete other tasks assigned by the project manager.

The internship will include one week designated surveying CM.

*Qualifications: *Applicants should have a college background or be
currently enrolled in biology, ecology, and/ or marine science program.
Previous data collection experience in a research setting and or/ knowledge
of marine mammals are great advantages. While training will be provided and
no prior boating/ camera experience is required, time spent offshore or
skills in photography and a clean driving licence are also an advantage.

*Expenses and housing: *This is an unpaid internship. Successful applicants
are responsible for their living expenses. However, the IWDG will help
organise accommodation. Rent and expenses will be approximately €250-300

*To apply: *Please send a cover letter and CV to outreach at iwdg.ie with
Shannon Dolphin Project Intern as the subject line. Please also advise for
provisional dates you are available for an online interview.

*The closing date is close business on the 4th of March 2022*

Sibéal Regan

Education & Outreach Officer
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
Merchants Quay, Kilrush, Co. Clare, Ireland.

Tel: 087-3435398
Email: sibeal.regan at iwdg.ie
Website: www.iwdg.ie

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