Volunteer and help research sharks in Bimini, Bahamas.

Bimini Shark Lab

Who: Bimini Shark Lab

Where: Bimini, Bahamas

Focus: In-depth shark research:

  • Take part in intensive field research, learning practical and theoretical skills that will enhance prospects as a future scientist.
  • Assist PhD students gather data for their projects
  • Learn how to properly handle sharks, tracking techniques, data recording and conducting behavioural observations.
  • Be trained in boat safety, knot tying, fixing nets, setting longlines and cutting bait.

When: Non-flexible start dates throughout the year.

Duration: Min. 2 month stay (3-4 months recommended)

Suitability: 18-35. Excellent for marine biology students and graduates or anybody interested in pursuing a career in marine research.

Independent Research: Limited number of independent research positions available for graduates and undergraduates. e.g. Undergraduate Dissertations, MSc Theses and Doctoral Theses.

Application: Due to busy schedules, volunteers should apply at least 4-6 months in advance.

Visit Bimini Shark Lab for more information.

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