Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Archipelagos Institute of Marine ConservationWe are currently offering on-site and remote internship opportunities at Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation in Greece. Undergraduate and postgraduate students can apply for an internship experience in the field of Applied Marine Conservation, with the objective of further developing their knowledge using practical work and hands-on field research and conservation projects.

Both types of internships also aim to develop leadership and role model skills for participants to gain a variety of useful key skills that are vital to a career in environmental research and conservation. Costs associated can normally be covered for by Erasmus+ fundings, universities studentships or any other equivalent programmes, but we also accept self-funded positions.

Remote - Online Internships

During the COVID-19 outbreak, if you are unable to travel, you can still gain first-hand experience in applied marine conservation. Students, graduates and young professionals can gain scientific, policy or communication experience working with the on-site research team of Archipelagos
Interns have the opportunity to remotely aid our on-site researchers, by analysing and interpreting data collected in real-time. Join live streamed sessions and online lectures with experienced marine conservationists. Read more HERE

On-site - internships in the Aegean

The island of Lipsi, Greece has remained COVID-free, allowing the Archipelagos team to continue our vital conservation work. Despite the ongoing lockdown, a limited number of interns can still join us on-sitewith all necessary safety measures being respected. Our interns gain field work experience, data collection skills, a better understanding on issues related to applied marine conservation and much more.
Researchers, students and graduates hoping to gain more experience outside of the COVID lockdown can join one of the various teams depending on your unique interests. Internships take place on Lipsi island and on board Archipelagos' 3 research vessels. Read more HERE

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