Short Term Marine Conservation Internship in Fiji

Published
January 2, 2020
Location
Fiji Islands, Fiji
Category
Oceania  
Closing date
Ongoing

Description

Our short-term internship provides you an amazing chance to dive in crystal blue water and discover the rich biodiversity of the South Pacific. Interns assist with research, which will aid the local management of marine protected areas and contribute to national efforts to conserve Fiji’s delicate coral reefs and marine ecosystems. Join our internship and gain your PADI Advanced Open Water qualification and contribute towards tangible, long-term community benefits.

Overview:

Travel to the clear blue waters of the South Pacific Ocean, learn or improve your diving in one of the world’s most beautiful tropical countries and discover an incredible underwater environment.

Join an international team on this marine conservation internship, which focuses on the collection of important marine inventory data from underwater research dives. This research is then made available to local communities and organisations to help better inform management decision-making. The project is geared at providing long-term benefits to the local communities through strategies designed to help guarantee food security for future generations.

All internships are geared at developing your leadership and role model skills, allowing you to develop a variety of soft and hard skills that will boost your marine conservation experience. GVI have been running community development, education, and conservation projects since 1997 and our highly experienced field staff will help you gain and improve vital skill sets to improve your future job prospects. This internship offers the opportunity for you to gain additional qualifications and experience in a marine conservation environment, giving you a fantastic starting point for developing your conservation career.

Highlights include:

Learning new scuba diving skills, conducting underwater surveys in the warm, turquoise waters of the Pacific, spending time getting to know the local community and their traditional villages, teaching children about environmental conservation during weekly school visits, discover a myriad of fascinating marine creatures to study, enjoy island hopping, stunning remote island locations, scuba diving, snorkelling, traditional ceremonies, idyllic traditional Fijian villages, white beaches, climbing volcanic mountains, enjoying breathtaking scenery, cultural immersion in the Fijian way of life, learning to speak Fijian.

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