Job ID:  26039009

Company:  African Campus

Application Type:  Seeking Part-time (non-Co-op/Intern

Job Title:  Oceans Research Internship

Description:  "The Oceans Research Internship Program enables aspiring scientists and conservationists to work in conjunction with leading marine biologists as they undertake ground-breaking research on the charismatic marine mega-fauna of Southern Africa, including great white sharks. This is a unique internship experience where students gain exposure to a wide variety of projects and in depth aspects of practical field research on species such white sharks, bottlenose dolphins, Southern right whales and smaller benthic shark species. Research will be done both at sea and on land. During your stay you play a vital role, from data collection to data management. We use your collected data to advise various industries, including the government, on real-time issues in marine conservation. Students looking for potential honours, dissertation, or masters projects can also submit possible project proposals for consideration. Oceans hosts a number of students looking for field work and data sets for these types of projects. Contact for more information. Our Oceans Research Internship is based in Mossel Bay, South Africa. Interns participate in projects involving great white sharks ragged tooth smooth hound other benthic shark species Cape fur seals and dolphins (bottlenose & humpback). We conduct the majority of our work in-situ but we also research captive sharks in our own aquarium and perform posthumous work on donated shark specimens. As an intern, you will gain valuable insight and training in the latest research techniques and seamanship to equip you with the skills necessary to be a successful marine biologist. For more information visit http://african-campus.com/programs/oceans-research/ "

Application Instructions:
Email resume to ciska@african-campus.com or go to african-campus.com/contact-us/application-form/