This internship is available via the Job Bridge scheme. Ref no. INTE-646134 (www.jobbridge.ie).
Biologist for Fisheries Port sampling (Castletownbere, Co. Cork).
The intern will gain practical experience in fish sampling from vessel landings & use of the resulting data in fish stock assessment. The experience will allow the person to develop significant new knowledge of marine fisheries & related industries. This could open a number of new avenues in the areas of research, post graduate training, employment in the industry or self employment in the fishing industry or related industries (aquaculture, tourism and leisure).
The Intern will receive formal/informal training in the following - Fisheries biology & sampling, laboratory methods for otolith sampling, record keeping, data input and qc procedures plus sea going duties. On completion the intern will have attained skills in the above plus planning, communication, time management skills.
The intern should have a general science degree or degree in marine science, environmental science or geography. Ideally the person would have an interest in acquiring the skills associated with natural resource assessment, be aware of environmental issues and have an interest and capability to work in the marine environment and with the people involved in marine industries.
This is an Internship. An allowance of €50 per week will be paid in addition to your current Social Welfare payment.
Fisheries Science Services
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No Experience Required
Third Level - General science degree or degree in marine science, environmental science or geography.
A CV and letter of application can be posted to Human Resources, Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Galway or sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ensure that applications for this Internship opportunity use the reference MI-FSS/CSTB Nov.2011
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