A Great White Shark Predation Internship (this won’t hurt a bit)
Don’t worry, interns only get fed to the sharks in rare instances. The Dyer Island Conservation Trust is now accepting applications shark predation intern positions in 2012. This South African organization was founded in 2006, and aims to “deliver unique conservation and research programmes in the fragile and critically important marine ecosystems at the southern-most tip of Africa”. Interns will assist the resident team of marine biologists on a variety of research topics including white shark tracking and predatory tactics, cape fur seal behavior and southern right whale monitoring.
Requirements: Interns should be entering their 2nd year of study (minimum) in a related fisheries, ecology, zoology, biology, oceanography field at an accredited university. Previous field experience a plus. Interns are required for a minimum of one month stay, and will be expected to contribute to accomodation costs. Applicants must be in excellent physical health and be accustomed to working at sea.
How to apply: Visit www.dict.org.za to obtain the application materials or email Tracey Fourie if you require further information or assistance.