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Navy Marine Mammal Program Animal Care & Training Internship In USA, 2016

National Marine Mammal Foundation is offering Navy Marine Mammal Program Animal Care & Training Internship in USA. The internship is offered on a competitive basis to sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the Marine Science, Biology, Zoology, Psychology, and Veterinary fields. NMMP is doing a variety of research projects investigating the hearing abilities in a number of species of marine mammals. This is a 16 weeks internship programme offered for spring, summer and fall 2016 session.

Field of Internship: This internship is designed to give undergraduate students a dynamic educational experience in the marine mammal field while offering valuable career experience. These responsibilities will include diet preparation, sanitation, and equipment and facility maintenance. 
Course Level:
Internship
Internship Provider: National Marine Mammal Foundation
Internship can be taken at: USA (San Diego)

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Eligibility: The internship is offered on a competitive basis to sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the Marine Science, Biology, Zoology, Psychology, and Veterinary fields. Though the internship is designed for undergraduate students, recent graduates are also eligible to apply.

Internship Open for International Students: US applicants are eligible to apply for this internship programme.

Is this paid internship? No, this is an unpaid internship programme.

Internship Description: The US Navy Marine Mammal Program (NMMP) began in 1959 with a single Navy scientist and one dolphin. Since that time, the program has expanded its study with the development of the Fleet Marine Mammal Systems utilizing dolphins, beluga whales, and sea lions. In addition, the NMMP is doing a variety of research projects investigating the hearing abilities in a number of species of marine mammals. Research studying dolphin’s biosonar, and their physiological environmental adaptations are also being conducted. We are currently offering positions to be a part of the marine mammal program through internship opportunities.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Internship Duration: The internship is a 40 hours per week, 16-week commitment.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applications should be send via e-mail and also by post. Interested students are encouraged to send a resume, cover letter, an unofficial or official copy of their transcripts, proof of medical insurance, and proof of US citizenship. In addition, a minimum of three letters of recommendation from professors or employers is necessary to complete the application.

Internship Application Deadline: Animal Care and Training Internship deadlines for spring, summer and fall 2016 sessions are October 1st, 2015, March 1st, 2016 and June 1st, 2016 respectively.

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