Join a team of dedicated scientists on our Dolphin Research Project in Namibia and enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity to contribute to marine research in a beautiful and remote environment. By joining the team as an intern you will get the opportunity to gain in depth practical training in marine research techniques to study whales, dolphins and turtles. Working closely with principle investigators, interns will gain experience in: Taking photo-ID pictures Collecting behavioural data Data input Making acoustic recordings Shore based tracking of animals Attendance at whale and dolphin strandings Working with archived skeletal material Small boat skippering Interns will also have the opportunity to join the community outreach programme, visiting local schools to increase marine awareness and education.
Researchers don’t know exactly how or where penguins get their food, because it happens beneath the ocean. Join a team of scientists making cutting-edge use of technology solve this mystery, which could have important implications how we work to conserve this beloved bird. Travel to the rookeries—nesting colonies—on the dramatic rocky shores of Argentina’s Golfo San Jorge to investigate. Spend your days in a national park, getting up close and personal with penguins in a colony with about 9,000 breeding pairs.