[Coral-List] Summer 2015 Internship Opportunity in Bonaire

Rita Peachey RPeachey at ciee.org
Wed May 27 10:51:15 EDT 2015

Dear Coral List:

If you know of anyone that is looking for work experience in the field of Marine Ecology this summer please past this notice along.  We have two positions - one that includes diving and one that does not.

Thanks in advance!
Rita Peachey

Job Title: Coral Reef Ecology Internship
Organization: CIEE Research Station Bonaire
Location: Bonaire, Caribbean Netherlands
Application deadline: 1 June 2015
Internship dates: 13 June - 25 July 2015 minimum (6 weeks)
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. This summer CIEE is also offering a Marine Science & Diving program for high school 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 6-12 weeks and will require a minimum commitment of 40 hours per week, which includes activities in the evenings and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications for a non-diving internship: BA/BS in Biology with an emphasis in Marine Biology or Ecology; 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 for a diving internship: AAUS Scientific Diver certification; 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 $500 and a stipend of $500 will be provided. Meals, health care and personal expenses are not covered.

The Internship begins on 13 June 2015 and will continue for a minimum of 6 weeks (25 July). 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 SUMMER INTERNSHIP in the Subject line.  Please indicate on the CV your level of dive experience (certification level and number of logged dives).

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