FULLY FUNDED TRAINING OPPORTUNITY FOR EARLY CAREER SCIENTISTS, ENVIRONMENTALISTS AND RESEARCHERS
Earthwatch will be running two Training Teams on our Coral Communities in the Seychelles Project from Team 1 18th – 29thApril 2017 and Team 2 25th April – 6th May 2017.
Please note that team 1 is for experienced scuba divers only and is a field based skills training programme. Team 2 is open to all candidates and is a social science research programme which does not include any in-water activities. All research is conducted on land only.
Team 1 will be based on Curieuse Island and will involve collecting and analysing data from within the marine park carrying out in-water surveys. There are three spaces available on this team and the successful candidates will be joined by business employees from Mitsubishi Corporation and other experienced local or international scuba divers working in conservation, research or tourism. This will be a very international team and an excellent opportunity to connect with a truly diverse group of individuals coming from a variety of backgrounds.
Team 2 will be based on Praslin Island and will bring together early career conservationists, environmentalists and researchers from within the African and Indian Ocean region looking to hone their research management and delivery skills. There will be no in-water activities on this project.
This training is part of Earthwatch’ Capacity Development Programme which aims to deliver relevant training to local conservationists in Africa, Asia and Middle East. We are keen this year to select mostly local (Seychellois) candidates.
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Earthwatch will cover the cost of the travel to the project.
Please kindly return your nomination forms to email@example.com by 30th January 2017.