About the programme
The SharkWise Project Internship is based in Umkomaas, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa and is aimed at young students wanting hands-on experience in marine biology, focusing on shark research.
The internship costs R30 000 (ca EUR 1,700) per month for 3 months.
The program includes:
12 dives per month in the Aliwal Shoal MPA.
Marine biology fieldwork training.
Lectures provided by Dr Sara Andreotti.
What do the interns do?
The interns work with Masters and/or PhD students that are registered at Stellenbosch University. The interns assist with data collection for the postgraduate research.
Interns are expected to have a passion for the natural world and have a hands on attitude towards academic research. Current or prior studies in the natural sciences are preferred.
Our interns will be assisting with the current postgraduate research:
Shark fin photo identification.
Reef biodiversity assessment.
Get in touch!
Please forward your CV and a motivation letter if you would like to join us and do not hesitate to ask should you have any questions!