Minimum 3 months between March and October/November
Includes: Stipend, food, accommodation
We also provide paid internships to students from local universities as part of their degree programme. Malaysian students from Biology or Environmental Science studies are highly encouraged to apply.
Students will work with the TIC Team of staff and interns on all of our projects, gaining valuable practical conservation skills in the field. They will also assist our Outreach Coordinator with community awareness and education activities!
How to apply:
To apply you can send over your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line Intern2023, and tell us a little bit about yourself and why you’d like to intern with TIC.
During your internship you may expect to participate on the following projects:
Nesting surveys for conservation of the endangered green turtle and critically endangered hawksbill turtle
Hatchery maintenance and nest hatching checks
Hatchling releases and nest excavations
Reef monitoring: underwater surveys on coral reefs; substrate surveys, invertebrate surveys, and fish surveys
Beach and underwater clean-ups
Coral nursery & replanting
Educational activities and talks with tourists and resort staff
Educational talks and activities with schoolchildren
Visits to local communities
Social media and content creation
Data collection, and report writing
Our internship programme is open to Malaysian students who are carrying out a work placement as part of their university studies. We are only able to offer positions to students who are 18 years of age or above. The project involves remote and physically demanding work, as well as solo and night working, with the team living in a shared house.
Open-minded, outgoing, friendly, and a team player
Passionate about nature and conservation
Open Water Diver with minimum of 20 logged dives
Currently studying conservation, biology, environment or a related field
Very comfortable and confident swimmer
Physically fit and able to walk long distances on sand and in the jungle
Comfortable working at night and alone
Willing to get your hands dirty with fieldwork, beach cleanups, trash sorting, and general chores
Able to communicate in English & Bahasa Melayu (written & spoken)
Willing to obtain travel medical insurance which covers diving
Comfortable to live in a shared accommodation which is very close to nature
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