University of Alaska Southeast


Company: Oceanic Society
Location: Belize
Position: Intern - Oceanic Society Dolphin and Manatee Research
Requirements: Bachelor Degree in Biology or Marine Biology

The mission of Oceanic Society (OS) is to conserve marine wildlife and habitats by deepening connections between people and nature through research, community engagement, and first-hand experience.

3, 6 and 12-month Dolphin and Manatee Research Internships Available Immediately to Qualified Candidates at Turneffe Atoll, Belize 

Interns are sought to assist with field surveys on two long-term projects: ¨Social and behavioral ecology of bottlenose dolphins¨ and ¨Monitoring and conservation of manatees.” Both projects are based at Oceanic Society’s Blackbird Caye Field Station on Turneffe Atoll, Belize. This is an extraordinary field experience for biologists interested in working with marine mammals as a career. Interns will learn and apply standard field methods, teach and lead volunteer groups, and develop his/her own short project.

Internship Document


Contact: Dr. Nataly Castelblanco
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Closing Date: See website link for deadlines