[Coral-List] Rutgers Coral Reef Internship

Tom Sparke tsparke at reefresearch.org
Mon Feb 22 12:29:03 EST 2016



The Central Caribbean Marine Institute and Rutgers University have a limited
number of places still open for their Coral Reef Internship in Little
Cayman, Cayman Islands, running from July 25th - August 11th 2016. The
program 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

-                      Lionfish dissection 

-                      Coral nursery

-                      Independent research project development

-                      Scuba diving (if certified prior to program)

-                      Oral presentation


There are also some videos that might interest you - an
<https://vimeo.com/150035504> aerial view of the station
https://vimeo.com/150035504 and some testimonials from previous participants


More information can be found on Rutgers online portal:

Or on our website: http://reefresearch.org/education/college-courses/#link-4


Applications are due by March 1st 2016. Please contact Tom Sparke, CCMI
Education Programme Manager, at tsparke at reefresearch.org
<mailto:tsparke at reefresearch.org>  with any questions regarding the course
or application.


Please share with students or educators who may be interested!


Tom Sparke


Education Programme Manager

Central Caribbean Marine Institute

Little Cayman Research Centre

PO Box 37, Little Cayman, KY3-2501

Phone: (345) 948 1094

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


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