[Coral-List] Internship CIEE Research Station Bonaire

Rbjpeachey at aol.com Rbjpeachey at aol.com
Tue Apr 14 14:19:07 EDT 2009

Dear Coral-List:    
I would like to share  the following announcement for an internship with 
Job Title: Tropical  Marine Ecology Internship Fall 2009 
Organization: CIEE  Research Station Bonaire
Location: Bonaire, Netherlands  Antilles 
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  site 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 on coral 
reefs, undergraduate student  education and research projects, and record 
keeping for the dive safety program.  This is an intensive program of study 
lasting 15 weeks with students.    
Minimum  Qualifications: BA/BS in Biology with an emphasis in Marine 
Biology/Ecology or  Biological Oceanography (MS preferred); current certifications 
in First Aid,  CPR, DAN Oxygen Rescue, and Advanced Open Water; scientific 
diving experience  (minimum of 50 dives logged) and a comprehensive dive 
physical required; drivers  license; ability to work as a team member, a 
commitment to education and  research in marine ecology and conservation; a 
willingness to work flexible  hours and live on site at the research station with 
a group of up to 12  undergraduate students.     
Compensation: A small  stipend (commensurate with experience), round trip 
airfare, and lodging (private  room with bath) will be provided to the 
successful applicant.    
Internship dates: 22  Aug – 19 Dec, 2009 
To apply:  Send  cover letter, CV with 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 June 2009  
Thank you, 
Rita Peachey 

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