The Oceans Research Internship provides unparalleled research training opportunities for aspiring marine scientists and researchers.
The Oceans Research Internship Program provides training opportunities for aspiring marine scientists, conservationists, and explorers. The program enables interns to join with the regions top marine scientists to investigates the biology of marine mega-fauna, including Great White sharks, rays, marine mammals, other shark species and oceanography. The data produced allows Oceans Research to advise governmental, non-governmental and industry on relevant marine conservation issues, as well as, publish original academic research. The internship program offers practical and theoretical training for aspiring marine scientists from internship to postgraduate levels in conjunction with partner schools, technical colleges and universities.
In addition to in-house research projects, the institute provides facilities for visiting marine scientists conducting a variety of biological and oceanographic projects throughout the major marine biomes of southern Africa. Join a focused research team undertaking ground breaking research on South Africa’s charismatic marine mega-fauna, while gaining valuable experience and training in marine research techniques and methodologies.
The 2014 Research Project list includes:
To learn more about Oceans Research, visit the institutes website.
Priority given to natural science students and individuals with experience in environmental research and conservation.
Oceans Hotel & Campus, Mossel Bay, South Africa
All practical training, 3 Meals per day, Accommodation, project related Transportation to / from campus, Airport pick up/drop off
Excursions, Internet, Laundry service, Cool drinks, SCUBA diving training (any level), Air travel to / from Mossel Bay
Photo Identification, acoustic tracking, dolphin surveys, shark aquarium research, shark aquarium husbandary, environmental studies, shark trapping & tagging, community outreach
Seamanship, research lectures, statistics, ArcGIS, mark-recapture training, photo identification