[Coral-List] REEF Marine Conservation Spring Internship Opportunities

lad akins Lad at reef.org
Mon Sep 12 16:46:46 EDT 2016

HI All,


Apologies for cross postings: Please see the following announcement for
Spring 2017 internship opportunities with REEF.  Feel free to circulate


All the best,




Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) in Key Largo, FL is now
accepting applications for Spring 2017 Marine Conservation Interns.


REEF's Marine Conservation Internship provides an in-depth look into REEF's
Volunteer Fish Survey Project and Invasive Lionfish Program.  The internship
provides diverse experiences including field research, outreach and
education, data collection and management, non-profit operations, public
speaking, event planning and advertising. During the four month internship,
interns will have many opportunities to dive and volunteer with partner
organizations in the Florida Keys and South Florida. Visit
www.REEF.org/internship <http://www.REEF.org/internship>  to learn more and



- Exposure to numerous non-profit educational and environmental
- Experience in Florida and Caribbean fish identification
- Opportunity to become a member of REEF's Advanced Assessment Team
- Practical field experience in monitoring protocols, procedures, and data

-  Experience with marketing, communications, and graphic design
- Opportunities to teach others about the marine environment during public
presentations and community outreach
- Gain hands-on experience with diverse tasks and responsibilities at a
non-profit organization
- Network with key figures in marine science, SCUBA diving, underwater
photography, and conservation
- Have plentiful opportunities to dive
- Earn college credit, if appropriate
- Receive letters of recommendation upon successful completion of the
- Earn dive training certifications from local dive shops and instructors,
where applicable
- Make long lasting friendships with like-minded individuals
- Live in the beautiful, sunny Florida Keys, where the ocean is your


Application deadline is October 17, 2016. Please contact Ellie Splain
(Ellie at REEF.org <mailto:Ellie at REEF.org> ) with any questions. 



Ellie Splain




Ellie Splain

Education Program Manager 

Reef Environmental Education Foundation 

98300 Overseas Hwy.

Key Largo, Fl 33037

(305) 852-0030

www.REEF.org <http://www.reef.org/> 

ellie at REEF.org <mailto:ellie at REEF.org>  




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