[Coral-List] Four summer coral reef internships available

Szmant, Alina szmanta at uncw.edu
Mon Mar 27 19:51:34 EST 2006

Four two-month field research assistant internships with UNCW are available for work in the Florida Keys (3 interns) and Puerto Rico (1 intern) to assist with research on coral larval culture,  coral settlement ecology, and Diadema recruitment. The internships begin July 24, 2006, in Wilmington NC and run for two months. Requirements include Advanced Scuba certification with a minimum of 30 logged dives and at least a few night dives, and the ability to captain a 25 ft boat (Coast Guard or Power Squadron type of boat handling course, and 20+ logged boat hours at the helm). Applicants with prior AAUS certification are preferred. Only US citizens or people with a US work permit can be considered. The Internship stipend is $1900 per month and includes transportation from Wilmington NC to either the Florida Keys or Puerto Rico, and lodging but not food or other expenses. You will also be responsible for obtaining a dive physical, current first aid, CPR and DAN O2 administration certifications before the internship begins. For more information please call or email: Dr. Margaret Miller (305-361-4561; margaret.w.miller at noaa.gov <mailto:margaret.w.miller at noaa.gov> ) or Dr. Alina Szmant (910-962-2362; szmanta at uncw.edu). <mailto:szmanta at uncw.edu).>    Applications will be reviewed as they come in, and positions will be filled on a first-come, first-qualified-come basis. UNCW is committed to equal opportunity employment.

Dr. Alina M. Szmant
Coral Reef Research Group
UNCW-Center for Marine Science 
5600 Marvin K. Moss Ln
Wilmington NC 28409
Tel: (910)962-2362 & Fax:  (910)962-2410
Cell:  (910)200-3913
email:  szmanta at uncw.edu
Web Page:  http://people.uncw.edu/szmanta

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