[Coral-List] Marine Ecology Internship CIEE Bonaire

Rbjpeachey at aol.com Rbjpeachey at aol.com
Thu Jun 19 18:06:28 EDT 2008

Dear Coral-List:   
I would like to share the following announcement for an  internship with you: 
Job Title: CIEE Tropical Marine Ecology Internship Fall  2008 
Company / Organization: CIEE Research Station  Bonaire
Location: Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles 
Deadline: 15 July  2008 
Internship dates: 23 Aug – 13 Dec, 2008 
Website: _www.cieebonaire.org_ (http://www.cieebonaire.org/)  
Description: The CIEE Tropical Marine Ecology and  Conservation Program in 
Bonaire is a study  abroad program for undergraduate students.  The Tropical 
Marine Ecology Intern at the CIEE Research Station Bonaire  will assist in 
program delivery, academics, research, group dynamics, logistics,  dive safety, 
student transportation, and resident hall security.  Duties include assisting 
with:  preparations for classes and labs as instructed by faculty; SCUBA diving in 
 support of 3 CIEE courses; long-term research data collection; undergraduate 
 student education and research projects; and record keeping for the dive 
safety  program.    
The Minimum Qualifications for this role are: A BS in  Biology (MS desirable) 
with an emphasis in Marine Biology/Ecology or Biological  Oceanography; one 
must meet the qualifications of CIEE’s dive safety program  including current 
certifications in First Aid, CPR, DAN Oxygen Rescue, and  Advanced Open Water 
(Divemaster certification desirable), scientific diving  experience (minimum of 
50 dives logged) and a comprehensive dive physical;  drivers license.  In 
addition; a  demonstrated ability to work as a team member; a commitment to 
education and  research in marine ecology and conservation; and a willingness to 
work flexible  hours and live on site at the research station with a group of up 
to 12  undergraduate students.  This is a  physically demanding, 
time-intensive program of field science requiring a major  time commitment during the 
Compensation: A small stipend (commensurate with  experience), round trip 
airfare, lodging (private room with bath) and lunches  with students 5 days per 
week will be provided to the successful applicant.   
Internship dates: 23 Aug – 13 Dec 2008 
To apply:  Send  cover letter, CV listing contact information for 3 
references, and one letter of  recommendation from a major faculty member from your 
degree granting institution  to _rpeachey at ciee.org_ (mailto:rpeachey at ciee.org) .  
 For  more information about the semester program go to _www.cieebonaire.org_ 
(http://www.cieebonaire.org/) .   
Application deadline: 15 July 2008   
Thank you, 
Rita Peachey 

Rita BJ  Peachey, PhD,  
Director,  CIEE Research Station Bonaire
Kaya Gob DeBrot 21
Kralendijk, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles 
+599 786  7394
rpeachey at ciee.org  

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