[Coral-List] Summer 2017 REEF Marine Conservation Internships

lad akins Lad at reef.org
Fri Feb 10 10:17:48 EST 2017

Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) in Key Largo, FL is now
accepting applications for Summer 2017 Marine Conservation Interns. Funding
opportunities are available!


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 non-profit operations, outreach and
education, field experience, data collection and management, public
speaking, event planning and advertising. During the three month internship,
you 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 and surveying

- Work with students as a counselor for REEF Ocean Explorers Summer Camp

- Assist with the 2017 Invasive Lionfish Summer Derby Series
- 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
presentations and community outreach
- Gain hands-on experience with diverse tasks and responsibilities at a
small 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,
when applicable
- Make long lasting friendships with like-minded individuals
- Live in the beautiful, sunny Florida Keys, where the ocean is your


Application deadline is March 13, 2017. Please contact Ellie Splain
(Ellie at REEF.org <mailto:Ellie at REEF.org>  or (305) 852-0030) for more




Lad Akins

Director of Special Projects

Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF)

P O Box 370246

98300 Overseas Hwy

Key Largo  FL  33037

(305) 942-7333 cell

(305) 852-0030 work

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


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