[Coral-List] CIEE Coral Reef Ecology Internship Fall 2015 - Bonaire

Rita Peachey RPeachey at ciee.org
Wed Jun 24 10:39:36 EDT 2015

Dear Coral Listers:

Please share this internship announcement with qualified candidates.

Thank you,
Rita Peachey

Job Title: Coral Reef Ecology Internship

Organization: CIEE Research Station Bonaire
Location: Bonaire, Caribbean Netherlands

Application deadline: 5 July 2015

Internship dates: 15 August - 12 December 2015

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 CIEE Intern will assist in program delivery, academics, research, group dynamics, logistics, dive safety, student transportation, day-to-day errands and student security at the residences.  Duties include assisting with preparations for classes and labs as instructed by faculty, record keeping for the dive safety program and assistance in normal day to day operations at the field station. The internship lasts 17 weeks and will require a minimum commitment of 40+ hours per week, which includes activities in the evenings and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications for the internship: BA/BS in Biology with an emphasis in Marine Biology or Ecology (MS preferred); driver's license and the ability to drive a standard/manual transmission; ability to work as a team member and a commitment to education and research in marine ecology and conservation; a willingness to work flexible hours; experience managing students and ability to assist with resident hall management

Additional Minimum Qualifications diving: AAUS Scientific Diver certification (or equivalent); current certifications in Emergency First Responder, Oxygen Rescue; scientific diving experience (minimum of 50 dives logged); DAN insurance and a comprehensive dive physical

Compensation: Lodging will be provided to the successful applicant.  Air fare will be reimbursed up to $750 and a stipend of $1700 will be provided. Weekday lunches are provided when the academic program is in session (Aug 29- Nov 28: 13 weeks). Other meals, health care and personal expenses are not covered.

CIEE Alumni are encouraged to apply!

To apply:  Send cover letter and CV listing contact information for 3 references to info at cieebonaire.org<mailto:info at cieebonaire.org> with FA15 INTERNSHIP in the Subject Line. One letter of recommendation must be sent directly to the email above from a former mentor. Please indicate in the COVER LETTER your level of dive experience (certification level and number of logged dives), teaching experience, research experience and whether you can drive a standard

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