<div dir="ltr"><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 8pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:15.6933px;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;line-height:17.12px;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Oceanic Observatory of Madeira (OOM/ARDITI) is currently opening INTERNSHIPS FOR WINTER and SPRING in Madeira Island (Portugal)</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 8pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:15.6933px;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;line-height:17.12px;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 8pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:15.6933px;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;line-height:17.12px;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">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. </span><span lang="PT"><a href="http://oom.arditi.pt/" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(37,37,255)"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;line-height:17.12px;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">http://oom.arditi.pt</span></a></span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;line-height:17.12px;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><u><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">OOM/ARDITI is looking for interns to help with our marine mammals’ research project based in Madeira Island, Portugal.</span></u></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">We are currently filling 1<b> position</b> for <b>February-March </b>and<b> 2 positions </b>for <b>April-May 2020</b></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> </span></b></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Priority will be given to those interns who are available both periods.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Internship Details:</span></b></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">In the Madeira Archipelago, located in Macaronesia (NE Atlantic), 29 species of cetaceans have been recorded. There is a daily ferry boat that conducts trips between the 2 main islands of the archipelago, Madeira and Porto Santo. Interns will be onboard the ferry boat and will be enrolled in data collection through visual surveys 3 days per week. Interns must cover all their accommodation, travel and food expenses. These positions are unpaid but we encourage candidates to seek grants where we can post as host institution. To cover for logistic expenses, there is a monthly fee of 75eur, paid fully upon arrival. Non-European candidates must cover their own insurance expenses.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Internship description:</span></b></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">- Training on monitoring protocol and cetacean identification;</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="PT" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">- Sea surveys Madeira-Porto Santo;</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">- Educational activities in local schools or to the general public (when possible); </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">- Free time to visit Madeira and Porto Santo;</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">- Accident insurance. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">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. Interns should be independent and proactive.<a name="m_-2043354863047945944__GoBack" style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"></a> 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.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Positions will be open until filled.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">If you are interested in interning with OOM/ARDITI, please send a CV and a letter of interest to </span><span lang="PT"><a href="mailto:anja.badenas@mare-centre.pt" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(37,37,255)"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">anja.badenas@mare-centre.pt</span></a></span><span lang="PT" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> </span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 12pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span lang="PT" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Thank you,</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color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