Shark and Ray Internship

Conflict Islands Conservation Initiative
February 6, 2019
Conflict Islands, Papua New Guinea
Job Type
Closing date
Various dates
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Have you ever wanted to know what goes on under the surface of the water when you are not around? Using Baited Remote Underwater Video or BRUV's you get to participate in an underwater survey of the species of shark and rays (and other predators) who call the Conflict Islands home.

This is the first of its kind to be used on a long-term basis to create a set of baseline data for this area of Papua New Guinea, Milne Bay.

Further details for the internship can be found here or you can also download the PDF attached to this post.

As an intern you will have the opportunity to gain valuable field experience, working alongside our marine biologist, local staff & other interns. You will be able to develop new skills in fieldwork data collection, data entry, shark & ray species identification & best of all you get to do it in the amazing rich and diverse Conflict Islands.

Learn about PNG's culture from our local island communities that we visit, and our dedicated local staff from the CICI Team.



This is designed as a 2-week or 4-week internship. The total trip cost is $2000 per person for 14 days. There is a maximum of 14 interns on each trip. You will require to put down a $400 non-refundable deposit to secure your placement in the program after acceptance. The balance is required to be paid in full one month prior to commencement.

The available internship dates are:

Trip 1   7th February 2020 – 21st February 2020
Trip 2   21st February 2020 – 6th March 2020
Trip 3   6th March 2020 – 20th March 2020
Trip 4   20th March 2020 – 3rd April 2020
Trip 5   3rd April 2020 – 17th April 2020
Trip 6   17th April 2020 – 1st May 2020


Go to fill out the application form and submit with your CV for the best chance of getting selected for this unique experience.

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