[Coral-List] Coral Restoration Foundation Summer 2014 Internship Opportunities

Kayla Ripple kayla.coral.restoration at gmail.com
Mon Feb 3 11:43:27 EST 2014

Please forward to those who may be interested. Respond to Kayla Ripple at
kayla.coral.restoration at gmail.com

Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF) is now accepting applications for the
Summer 2014 semester. The deadline to apply is February 21st. To apply,
please send your resume, cover letter, at least one letter of
recommendation, and list of three references to Kayla Ripple at
kayla.coral.restoration at gmail.com.

CRF is a 501 c (3) non-profit organization headquartered in Key Largo,
Florida. Our mission is to develop affordable, effective strategies for
protecting and restoring coral reefs and to train and empower others to
implement those strategies in their coastal communities, restoring and
preserving these aquatic treasures for future generations.

CRF is located in Key Largo, Florida. Intern positions generally last 3-4
months and are full-time, unpaid positions. Interns can expect to gain a
vast amount of experience both on the water and in the Education Center
(EC). In the EC, interns perform a range of tasks including answering
phones, greeting visitors and answering questions, inputting data, and
performing aquarium maintenance. Dive days occur 2-4 times a week, where
interns assist CRF staff with various activities including maintenance in
CRF's offshore coral nurseries, outplanting corals to designated
restoration sites throughout the Upper Keys, and leading fellow divers
participating in our dive programs.

- Applicant should be enrolled in an undergraduate program, graduate
program, or be a recent graduate from a college university.
- Preference will be given to those applicants with Advanced Open Water
certification and higher, and those with previous boat handling and ocean
diving experience.
- Applicant must be physically fit and able to work on the water and in the
sun for long periods of time.
- Housing and reliable transportation must be provided by the intern.
- All dive gear (excluding tanks) must be provided by the intern.
- Applicant must be 18+ years of age or older.
- Upon selection, candidates will be required to provide a dive physical,
dive certifications and log-books, and proof of DAN insurance

Learn more about the internship at:

*Kayla Ripple*

www.coralrestoration.org | kayla.coral.restoration at gmail.com
5 Seagate Blvd. Key Largo, FL 33037

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