INTERNSHIPS

2020 Intern Applications

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION

  • Internships will last for 6 months, from January – June 2020.  
  • Interns will gain experience in coral restoration work including underwater nursery maintenance, outplanting, and fragging & hanging of Staghorn and Elkhorn fragments.
  • This position involves frequent community engagement through education, dive programs, field work and land based workshops.
  • Opportunities for independent projects are available.
  • Typical days involve 1-3 dives for general nursery maintenance or educating local divers and tourists, along with computer based projects and data entry.
  • There is a small monthly stipend to help offset living costs. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must be over the age of 21.
  • Applicants must hold a Dutch or US Passport.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with Rescue dive certification or higher.
  • All dive gear (excluding tanks and weights) must be provided by the intern, this includes BCD, Regulator, Mask, Snorkel, Fins and Wetsuit.  
  • Housing and vehicular transport must be provided by intern. Please keep in mind, the cost of living in Curacao is around $900 per month. 
  • Applicants must be physically fit and able to work in the sun for long periods of time (up to 8 hours a day, several days in a row).
  • No previous coral restoration experience required. 
  • Interns must be willing to problem solve and learn new skills.

APPLICATION DATES AND PROCEDURE

Application deadline: 11th December 2019
Interviews:  16 – 20th December 2019

Applications should include a cover letter and CV (indicating dive certification level and dive experience).
Please submit to info@coralrestorationcuracao.org

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