[Coral-List] Tropical Marine Ecology Intern position available at CIEE Research Station Bonaire

CIEE Research Station Bonaire cieebonaire at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 15:47:02 EDT 2011

*Job Title: Tropical Marine Ecology Internship Spring 2012***

*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.

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 16 undergraduate students.

Compensation: A small stipend, round trip airfare up to ($1,000), and
lodging will be provided to the successful applicant.

Internship dates: 14 January – 12 May, 2012

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.  The letter should be emailed
directly from the faculty member to Dr. Peachey (rpeachey at ciee.org).   For
more information about the semester program go to www.cieebonaire.org.

*Application deadline: 5 November, 2011 *


CIEE Research Station Bonaire
Kaya Gobernador N Debrot 26
Kralendijk, Bonaire Netherlands Antilles
+599 717 4140

info at cieebonaire.org

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