Internship: Sea Turtle Conservation & Ecosystem Management


NICARAGUA / MEMANTA

MEMANTA is a young organisation working on Nicaragua’s Pacific Coast with a focus on conservation and volunteer tourism. We run a sea turtle hatchery from July until January, but also engage in ecosystem restoration and sustainable resource use.

The internship is perfect for students pursuing careers in biology, ecology, wildlife conservation or geography.

Interns can expect the following duties:

• Night-time patrols and morning censuses on the beach
• Hatchery monitoring and management
• Data collection and analysis / Help with research
• Maintenance of the property (infrastructure, beachfront forest, organic garden…)
• Waste & Water management, Reforestation & Restoration
• Community projects, Environmental education, Ecotourism development

Interns will need to commit for a minimum of 4 weeks as they receive a full week of training. Experience with sea turtles is NOT required.

We issue certificates and any other documents needed. Interns pay an all-inclusive fee of 30 USD/day which includes accommodation (private tents with shared bathroom close to the beach), food (3 meals per day and drinks), courses, fun activities and support on-site.

Please contact us at mail@memanta.org
or see our website: memanta.org

Expires: Aug 31, 2021

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