[MARMAM] Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Program - 2024 Summer Internship

Sydney P. Bryant slundqui at virginiaaquarium.com
Thu Nov 30 11:48:46 PST 2023


The Virginia Aquarium’s Research & Conservation Division is now accepting Stranding Response Intern applications for Summer 2024.
Intern Application Deadline: 2/1/2024
For more information, including duties, position requirements, and how to apply, visit: https://www.virginiaaquarium.com/support/work-with-us or email strandingvolmgr at vbgov.com with any questions.

Position Overview:
Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Program (VAQS) interns promote the conservation of marine animal species through research, response, rehabilitation, and education. VAQS covers all live and dead marine mammal and sea turtle strandings for the state of Virginia. Interns will be trained in all aspects of stranding response, but may be assigned a rehabilitation or necropsy focus area. Stranding work is unpredictable; therefore, experiences will vary by internship session. VAQS will provide as many learning opportunities as possible during each session.

Internship:
Internships will be approximately three months long, starting between May and June. We recognize that this is a tight turnaround time and can be flexible with start and end dates.
Internship positions are non-compensatory, and housing is not provided by the Virginia Aquarium. Interns are fully responsible for fulfilling all requirements of their home institutions to receive academic credit.
The intern is expected to be available 3-4 days per week, 8:00am-4:30pm. Some weekend and holiday coverage are expected.

Thank you,

Sydney Bryant, MPhil

Stranding & Research Scientist: Field Response & Volunteer Manager

Phone: (757) 385-6484

SBryant at VirginiaAquarium.com

Stranding Response Hotline: (757) 385-7575

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center<http://www.virginiaaquarium.com/>

717 General Booth Blvd.

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451

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