Practical training in shark and marine research techniques
The Oceans Research Internship Program enables aspiring scientists and conservationists to work in conjunction with leading marine biologists. You will work with the scientists as they undertake ground-breaking research on the charismatic marine mega-fauna of Southern Africa, including great white sharks.
A unique internship experience to learn a wide variety of projects and in depth aspects of practical field research on species such white sharks, bottlenose dolphins, Southern right whales and smaller benthic shark species. Research will be done both at sea and in an aquarium. During your stay you play a vital role, from data collection to data management. We use your collected data to advise various industries, including the government, on real-time issues in marine conservation.
Oceans Research provides and facilitates innovative and dynamic research relevant to the management and conservation of Southern Africa’s wildlife.Its research is interdisciplinary ranging from biological to socio-economic studies of marine and terrestrial resource utilisation in Southern Africa’s coastal society.
Oceans Research specialises in investigating the biology and ecology of mega-fauna, including sharks, marine mammals and terrestrial carnivores; we advise governmental and non-governmental bodies on relevant conservation issues.
Oceans Research offers multi-disciplinary practical and theoretical training for aspiring researchers from internship to postgraduate levels in conjunction with partner schools, technical colleges and universities.
Enrico Gennari – Director of Research
Dylan Irion – Scientist in Residence
Alan Jardine – Senior Aquarist
Lauren Peel – Field Specialist
Olivia Seeger - Field Specialist
R 23,999 (~ 2,000 USD) - 1 month * R 11,999 (~ 1,5000 USD) - 2 weeks
Program fee covers the following services
Oceans Campus welcomes students, interns and volunteers on a continual basis. We pride ourselves in providing the best, most up to date training mixed in with a large dose of fun and travel. Join any, or all, of our programs and start your journey.