[Coral-List] Caribbean Summer Internships

Jeffrey info at reefresearch.org
Mon Feb 25 14:38:07 EST 2008

2008 Coral Reef Research Internship at the Little Cayman Research Centre 
College Credit offered through Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and
Coastal Science

The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) is currently accepting
students into our summer Coral Reef Research program.  This field intensive
program provides a research internship framework for students who want
experience conducting research while also learning ecology and conservation
principles.  Participants explore the functional groups of reef organisms,
learn about ecologic successions, principals of reef resiliency,
sustainability, and essential theories of marine protection and management.
Students work in teams on field research project to explore the successes
and failures of marine protection. The Long-Term Assessment and Monitoring
Program (LAMP) at the Little Cayman Research Centre is the framework for
many of our population and habitat field studies.  Students complete a team
research poster that may be published or presented at a national or
international conference. 


Course dates: July 12-August 03, 2008
Qualifications:  Open to undergraduate and graduate students and to
professionals with a strong interest in marine ecology and conservation.
SCUBA divers and non-divers are accepted into the program.  
Application deadline: March 1, 2008 and continues until the program is full.
Students are encouraged to apply early.
Credit: 4 Credits in Tropical Marine Conservation are provided by Rutgers
University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science.
Program Goals: Enhance student research training, increase the interest in
coral reef science and conservation, and provide useful data to assist in
our long-term ecosystem research.

For over 10 years, CCMI has been providing leadership in field-oriented
marine ecology & conservation education so that students gain an
understanding of critical issues facing tropical marine ecosystems. 

Through our undergraduate and graduate programs, CCMI is training a new
generation of leaders, researchers, resource, and policy managers.  Please
announce this to your students.

More information at the CCMI web site
You will find a link there to the Rutgers Study Abroad Office, where you can
Contact: info at reefresearch.org
Central Caribbean Marine Institute
PO Box 1461
Princeton, NJ 08540
Little Cayman Research Centre
North Coast Road
Little Cayman, Cayman Islands

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