Oceanic Observatory of Madeira (OOM/ARDITI) is currently opening
LAST-MINUTE INTERNSHIPS FOR SPRING in Madeira Island (Portugal)
The Oceanic Observatory of Madeira (OOM) is a research unit within the
Regional Agency for the Development of Research, Technology and Innovation
(ARDITI), located in Madeira Island, Portugal. OOM seeks to become a centre
of excellence dedicated to research and permanent monitoring of the ocean.
This initiative brings together a multidisciplinary scientific community,
joining several institutions with the aim of promoting cooperation and
resource optimization. http://oom.arditi.pt
*OOM/ARDITI is looking for 2 interns to help with our marine mammals’
research project based in Madeira Island, Portugal.*
We are currently filling positions for *April - June 2018*
The interns will be enrolled in data collection on board ferries with a
fixed route between Madeira Island and Porto Santo Island. Food on board is
provided. These positions are unpaid but we encourage candidates to seek
grants where we can post as host institution. In order to cover for
logistic expenses, there is a monthly fee of 75eur. Non-European candidates
must cover their own insurance expenses.
- An intensive training on monitoring protocol, cetacean identification
and data processing and analysis;
- Sea surveys Madeira-Porto Santo;
- Data processing and analysis;
- Educational activities in local schools or to the general public (when
- Free time to visit Madeira and Porto Santo;
- Accident insurance.
Successful applicants should possess or be enrolled in a BS or MS course in
biology or related, be reliable, dedicated, adaptable and patient, as this
work is highly weather dependent and requires consecutive days of work at
sea. If you are an undergraduate or graduate student interested in pursuing
a career in marine mammal research, this is an excellent opportunity to
learn and gain experience at sea.
Application deadline is 25th February.
If you are interested in interning with OOM/ARDITI, please send a CV and a
letter of interest to rita.ferre...@oom.arditi.pt.
Rita Ferreira, MsC
Phone: +351291721246 <+351%20291%20721%20246>
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