SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH INTERNSHIP – celebrating women in science

Internship Description: The Kenauk Institute internship program targets students with a keen interest and passion for the biological sciences. It is an opportunity to experience real hands on data collection, learn about the whole scientific process, meet other young professionals studying biology, gain experience in teaching educational programs and learn about the various fields related to ecology and conservation biology. Interns working with the Kenauk Institute are expected to juggle a variety of responsibilities including; contributing to multiple research projects, helping organize day-to-day operations, contributing to our educational programs as well as managing their own individual research projects. The field experience gained during this internship is invaluable and will help individuals narrow down their scientific/research interests, as well as help them pursue their academic and career goals. Professional development sessions are held throughout the internship, such as: writing a good CV, creating professional posters and presentations, boat driving permit, first aid training etc.

– Manage project design, data collection and logistics for individual research project
– Help with data collection for all Kenauk Institute research projects
– Help with teaching and coordinating educational programs
– Help with the Kenauk Institutes educational/promotional materials
– Help with Kenauk Nature operations and activities when necessary
– Help with the maintenance and cleaning of equipment and facilities

– Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in biology or related field
– Passion for biology, research and teaching
– Ability to deal with working long hours in the field under extreme conditions (bugs, heat, cold etc)
– Works well in a team, positive, enthusiastic, not a complainer, solution oriented, problem solver, takes initiative

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