Learn how to survey coral reefs, work with sea turtles and monitor whale shark migrations through a marine conservation internship in the Seychelles.
|A project offered by:||Africa Guide|
|Based in:||Ile au Cerf, the Seychelles|
|Working with:||Coral reefs
Reef associated wildlife
|Activities including:||Coral reef surveys
Whale shark migration studies
Turtle nesting research
|Duration:||168 days (6 mths)|
|*Please note that pricing may be subject to change (check with operator)|
A marine conservation internship in the Seychelles is the sort of thing that marine biology graduates dream about! On this fascinating work placement, you will join a research team and learn the skills required to survey coral reefs and turtles in the Indian Ocean. You’ll be working alongside a dedicated staff supervisor to ensure you maximise the benefits of your placement, including cultural and learning activities. The projects that you will be working on are set up in partnership with and by invitation of the Seychelles government and local NGOs, assisting their priority biological study and conservation programmes. Research includes coral reef surveys, whale shark migration studies, dolphin observations, plankton sampling and turtle nesting research. This worthwhile conservation internship will allow you to make a real difference to the marine environment through research, whilst gaining invaluable hands on experience in a variety of fields including project management and team leadership.
Go to Africa Guide’s website to find out more about this project.