[Coral-List] 2015 Internships Available at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab (Alabama)

Dottie Byron dbyron at disl.org
Thu Feb 5 13:07:28 EST 2015

Hello Coral-list members,
The Marine Ecology Lab under Dr. Ken Heck at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab has
internship opportunities available to qualified undergraduates looking for
experience in marine ecology (details below). Please post/circulate to
interested students. For more information on the posting please visit
Dottie Byron & Ken Heck

*Undergraduate Internships at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab in the Marine
Ecology Lab *

***Application Deadline*: **
Summer Applications - March 9, 2015, 11:59pm CST
Fall Applications -  June 15, 2015, 11:59pm CST

***Position description***
The Marine Ecology Lab is looking for interns to help conduct research on
several on-going projects in various nearshore benthic habitats along the
northern Gulf of Mexico. Research will be based out of the Dauphin Island
Sea Lab located on Dauphin Island, Alabama at the mouth of Mobile Bay.
Interns will work closely with Dr. Ken Heck, his lab technicians and
graduate students.

We are looking for interns for both summer and fall seasons. The duration
of the internship is between 3 and 6 months. The internship will have a
flexible start date with summer interns arriving in May/June and fall
interns arriving in August/September. You may apply for both seasons if you

Interns will be required to participate heavily in field-based activities
which are sometimes characterized by long hours and potentially arduous
conditions. We are seeking people who are committed and enthusiastic about
marine science and may be considering marine ecology as a career.
Experience (although not necessary), as well as enthusiasm about marine
research, are important aspects of a rewarding internship. This is a great
opportunity for hands-on training in the field and laboratory.

Undergraduate juniors and seniors (at time of application) enrolled in
marine programs or with marine experience are preferred. Recent graduates
(<1 year post undergraduate) are also welcome to apply. This internship is
available to U.S. residents and those international students who already
have the proper documentation to work in the U.S. Please contact Dottie
Byron (dbyron at disl.org) if you have any questions regarding your

*How to Apply*
Visit http://www.disl.org/job_list/13 to download the application.

Dottie Byron, M.S.
Lab Manager
Marine Ecology Lab
Dauphin Island Sea Lab
101 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
Voice: 251.861.2141 ext. 2179
Fax: 251.861.7540


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