Subject: internship announcement (fwd)

Mike Williamson (
Wed, 2 Dec 1998 13:27:30 -0500 (EST)

Date: Tue, 1 Dec 1998 14:31:43 -1000
From: Kristin Hunter <>
Subject: internship announcement

Island Marine, a conservation whale watch company, is currently seeking
volunteer interns for the 1998/1999 humpback whale watch season.  Island
Marine operates three vessels off Maui, Hawaii with 5 whale watch
programs per day.  Internships are with the Research and Education
department and consist of collecting field data on the North Pacific
humpback whale population (and other local species of cetaceans) on
board whale watch vessels, assisting with education programs in local
hotels and schools, computer data entry, and photo analysis.
Internships are unpaid, although assistance to locate housing can be
arranged.  Interns must commit to at least 20 hours a week and at least
one month in duration.  Priority is given to applicants who can work
full time and stay longer periods of time.  Whale season runs from
December 15, 1998 to May of 1999.  Assistance with receiving credit for
the internship is provided.

Internship applicants should posses the

        Motivation and enthusiasm for marine mammals
        Dedication to hard and often tedious work
        A science background
        Knowledge of research methods
        Excellent communication skills, oral & written
        Knowledge of computer programs is very helpful
                Ability to get along well with a wide variety of people

To apply for the internship, please send us a resume or c.v. and a cover
letter detailing your reason for applying.  Internships are open to
undergraduates, recent graduates, and graduate students.

Application materials should be sent ASAP to:

        Island Marine
        113 Prison Street
        Lahaina, HI 96761
        fax:  808-661-5792
        ATTN.: Kris Hunter

Thank you for your interest.  If you have any further questions, please
contact Kris Hunter at Island Marine 808-667-6165 or email  Also, please browse Island Marine s web page at

Kris Hunter
Director of Research and Education
Island Marine