[Coral-List] Rutgers Coral Reef Internship (4 credits)

Tom Sparke tsparke at reefresearch.org
Tue Dec 29 16:18:13 EST 2015

The Central Caribbean Marine Institute and Rutgers University have a limited
number of places for their Coral Reef Internship in Little Cayman, Cayman
Islands, running from July 25th to August 11th 2016. The internship is for
undergraduate students who want to develop their marine fieldwork on
pristine coral reef ecosystems and offers 4 transferable university credits.


Participants will gain experience in:

-                      Caribbean species identification of coral, fish,
algae, and invertebrates

-                      Coral reef health surveying

-                      Lionfish dissection and community management efforts

-                      Coral nursery techniques

-                      Independent research project development

-                      Scuba diving (if certified prior to program)


More information can be found on Rutgers online portal:
<http://bit.ly/1neffkp> http://bit.ly/1neffkp 

Previous student testimonials video:  <http://bit.ly/1zqljch>

View of CCMI from the sky: https://vimeo.com/150035504 


Applications are due by March 1st. Please contact Tom Sparke, CCMI Education
Programme Manager, at  <mailto:tsparke at reefresearch.org>
tsparke at reefresearch.org with any questions regarding the course or
application process. Please share with students or educators who may be


Tom Sparke


Education Program Manager

Central Caribbean Marine Institute

Little Cayman Research Centre

PO Box 37, Little Cayman, KY3-2501

Phone: (345) 948 1094

 <http://reefresearch.org/> http://www.reefresearch.org


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