Dolphin Training & Research Internship

The internship is open to undergraduate students or recent graduates with a genuine interest in marine mammal science. The internship is limited to 12 interns at a time. Interns will live and work at our facility and gain valuable research and training experience working with our resident population of bottlenose dolphins.

Under the direction of a senior dolphin trainer/biologist, interns will engage in a wide variety of activities and gain experience and skills that will make them more competitive when pursuing future employment and research opportunities in the field of marine mammal science.  

 

Interns will:

  • Receive in-depth lectures on a variety of topics including evolution, anatomy, and physiology.

  • Utilize field research methods to observe and record behavioral interactions and help collect data for ongoing research projects.

  • Learn marine mammal training techniques.

  • Assist in dolphin husbandry and animal care management.

  • Interact with and extremely dedicated and caring team of marine mammal professionals.

Download our internship flyer below.

May 30- 27, 2020

Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences

Roatan, Bay Islands

Honduras

+504 9556-0212

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