[Coral-List] 2008 Curatorial and Research Internships at Reef HQ (Townsville, Australia)] [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
shelleya at gbrmpa.gov.au
Mon May 28 00:58:28 EDT 2007
As part of its role of education center for the Great Barrier Reef
Marine Park Authority, Reef HQ Aquarium in Townsville (Australia) is
once again offering four internship positions to suitable applicants
starting in Feb/Mar and Aug/Sep 2008. Each internship position carries a
supervised research project, as well as water quality and laboratory
duties, that will be the core duties of the candidate. However, interns
may also assist Reef HQ staff with animal husbandry responsibilities of
all exhibit areas, including feeding, SCUBA diving, field trip
assistance, maintenance of aquarium systems and other related routine
This program is designed for individuals intending to undertake a
technical or professional career in marine science, aquaculture, or a
closely related discipline, and provides a unique opportunity for work
and study in a tropical setting. University credit is available to
qualifying students. Overseas applicants are encouraged to apply. For
further details and instructions for applicants, go to
Please note the application deadline has been extended to June 30th.
I would greatly appreciate it if you could forward this internship offer
to interested staff, volunteers, students, and/or post it on your local
job boards or university webpages.
Shelley L. Anthony, M.Sc.
Biological Operations Manager
Reef HQ Aquarium
The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
2-68 Flinders St.
PO Box 1379
Townsville QLD 4810 AUSTRALIA
email: s.anthony at gbrmpa.gov.au
ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
School of Marine and Tropical Biology
James Cook University
Townsville QLD 4811 AUSTRALIA
shelley.anthony at jcu.edu.au
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