Position: Aegean Marine Life Sanctuary – Internship in Greece
Type: 3 to 12 months, unpaid, monthly fee includes accom., meals, more (see below)
Organization: Archipelagos, Institute of Marine Conservation
Location: Pythagóreio, Greece
Background: Archipelagos is at the early stages of developing a research and rehabilitation facility for rescued marine mammals. In addition to providing high-quality medical care, it will also serve as an educational tool to highlight the problems facing the marine environment. Much work still needs to be done before the sanctuary is operational
Description: As construction of this facility is not yet completed, this internship will not involve animal care and instead be focused on the crucial task of helping to prepare for its operation. Thus, the intern will be responsible for helping with a variety of activities, including:
A minimum duration of 3 months is highly recommended for all participants, although shorter placements can be tailored to the needs of groups and individuals. Placements can last as long as 12 months.
Archipelagos’ research bases and stations in the eastern Aegean Sea, on the islands of Samos and Lipsi. The sanctuary is being constructed in Lipsi.
Monthly fees of 650 euro cover:
Students and recent graduates are advised to explore possible funding through their universities, by getting in touch with the Finance / International Relations / Placement/ Erasmus+ Offices at their Universities or other relevant grant providing organizations in their region.
*Travelling costs are NOT included and are covered by the participant.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 31 2019 ID: 55065