Internship: Behavioral Ecology of Bottlenose Dolphins in the Florida Keys
Period of Service: May- August 2008. Need commitment of at least one month.
Details of Position:
Work will involve assisting doctoral student with field research on bottlenose dolphins in the Lower Florida Keys. Responsibilities will include assisting in collection of dolphin behavior and fish sampling. Off water duties will include data entry,management and analysis in addition to equipment maintenance.
Interns will receive training in field and lab techniques used in cetacean research.
Requirements: Must be upper division undergraduate or recent graduate from a scientific discipline. Prefer students with an interest in continuing education beyond Bachelors. Previous field experience a plus. Must be able to handle long hours (8+ per day) under extreme heat (up to 37 degrees Celsius).
Positions are voluntary. All work conducted will be done under a Letter of Confirmation for Level B Harassment (MMPA 1972).
For further information please contact Jennifer Lewis at:
Florida International University
Department of Biological Sciences