[Coral-List] Internship CIEE Research Station Bonaire, Spring 2009

Anouschka van de Ven info at cieebonaire.org
Fri Nov 7 15:55:23 EST 2008

Dear Coral List:  

I would like to share the following announcement for an internship in Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles:
Job Title: CIEE Tropical Marine Ecology Internship Spring 2009
Company / Organization: CIEE Research Station Bonaire

Location: Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles
Deadline: December 1st 2008
Internship dates: January 10th 2009 - May 2nd 2009
Website:  HYPERLINK "http://www.cieebonaire.org" 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 semester.  Applicants are required to have all of their own dive gear including full body wetsuit.   

Compensation: A small stipend (commensurate with experience), round trip airfare, lodging (room with bath) and lunches with students 5 days per week will be provided to the successful applicant. 

Internship dates: January 10th 2009 - May 2nd 2009

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.   
For more information about the semester program go to "http://www.cieebonaire.org" www.cieebonaire.org. 

Application deadline: December 1st 2008
Thank you,
Rita Peachey

Rita BJ Peachey, PhD, 
CIEE Research Station Bonaire

Kaya Gob DeBrot 21

Kralendijk, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles
+599 786 7394

rpeachey at ciee.org 

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