à partir de 1 200€

Esceptionnel 4.9rating (13)

Shark Internship

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2 - 12 semaines  ·  Âge 18 - 50+

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Clou

  • Learn what it takes to be a shark researcher
  • Support the conservation of sharks
  • Learn shark monitoring techniques
  • Come face to face with sharks in their natural habitat
  • Experience the local Mexican culture and food

Particulièrement approprié pour

Âge 18+
Seul voyageur
Couples
Groupes

À propos du programme

Our shark internship program offers a unique experience and platform for volunteers to gain hands on field experience working with sharks.

Our shark internship program offers a unique experience and platform for students and volunteers to gain hands on field experience working with shark research in and around the Gulf of California, alongside our team of experienced field technicians and shark specialists.

All participants who join our ...

À propos du programme

Our shark internship program offers a unique experience and platform for students and volunteers to gain hands on field experience working with shark research in and around the Gulf of California, alongside our team of experienced field technicians and shark specialists.

All participants who join our program will have the opportunity to be involved in every research component of our shark monitoring programs, you will increase your understanding of shark research through scientific lectures and many hours of practical training in the field as well as gain experience in an office environment.

The internship program has a maximum of 3 internship placements available at any given time as a way to ensure a more valuable volunteer experience in the field with sharks and an increased opportunity for personal development during your internship with us. 

Our internship program is open to absolutely ANYONE. Whether you are a graduate of marine biology or someone who is looking to start their early career in marine biology or just passionate about sharks and want to help our program is perfect for you.

We have found that it is the diverse backgrounds and skills that our interns bring that make a huge impact on the conservation and community outreach with the local community. 


Journée typique

Our days can change depending on the season and research objectives we are working with but a typical day may consist of 

  • Arriving at the office to prepare the equipment for the day of shark monitoring
  • Boarding our research vessel on route to one of our shark research sites in the Bay of La Paz or ...

Journée typique

Our days can change depending on the season and research objectives we are working with but a typical day may consist of 

  • Arriving at the office to prepare the equipment for the day of shark monitoring
  • Boarding our research vessel on route to one of our shark research sites in the Bay of La Paz or surrounding islands
  • Swimming and interacting with sharks in their natural habitat recording photo ID, behaviours, scarring pattern and tagging or sampling the water for containments, pollutants and plankton for our environmental studies
  • Heading back to the marina to clean equipment and boat 
  • Returning to the office to download data collected and prepare for analysis of images and recorded information



Activités de loisirs

On your free time volunteers have the access to many activities. Our research center has strong collaborations with SCUBA diving centers who can offer volunteers the chance to learn to dive, visit the local dive sites or take a tour to the islands. Their are natural hikes and adventure tours to join ...

Activités de loisirs

On your free time volunteers have the access to many activities. Our research center has strong collaborations with SCUBA diving centers who can offer volunteers the chance to learn to dive, visit the local dive sites or take a tour to the islands. Their are natural hikes and adventure tours to join as well as enjoying the natural beauty of the beaches and coral reefs.


Conditions

Conditions

Âge minimum: 18 ans

Pour participer à ce programme tu dois avoir au moins 18 ans quand le programme commence. Il peut y avoir des exceptions si tu peux montrer la permission de ton tuteur légal ou si tu es accompagné(e) par l'un de tes parents.

Compétences linguistiques

Tu dois parler Anglais (niveau de base)

Restrictions de Nationalité

Aucune restriction. De l'aide venant de tous les coins du monde est bienvenu.

Autres Compétences

We request that our volunteers can swim and have experience snorkeling.

Engagement horaire

Nous avons besoin de ton aide pour lundi, mardi, mercredi, jeudi et vendredi

Services inclus

Services inclus

Services de Shark Research Mexico

All donation fees are used to directly support the running of our non-profit research and to support your accommodation, field trips and training with us.

Donation Breakdown:
  • 50% Shark Programs Scientific Running Costs
  • 30% Accommodation & Transfers for volunteers
  • 15% Boat maintenance, Captain fees & National Park Fees
  • 5% Office operational costs

Transfert de l'aéroport Leon Airport

Yes we provide full airport transfer on arrival and departure of the program.

Logement

We provide all volunteers with a private studio apartment upon arrival into the internship program. The apartments are fully equipped with a full operational kitchen including fridge, freezer, stove, microwave, cooking utensils etc). The room has the comforts of a private bathroom and shower, A.C, Fiberoptic unlimited WIFI, and bed linins and towels. We provide all of the utility services for the volunteers such as Gas, Electricity and water throughout your entire stay so there is now hidden cost once you arrive into the program.

The private studios are located in a very safe and secure neighborhood in the city of La Paz and only a short bicycle ride along the ocean walkway from the office and the marina. 


Aliments & Boissons

Daily food is 

NOT provided in the program due to the fact that many participants may have food allergies or the variability in peoples diets some being vegan or vegetarian while others are not. 

But, we do offer food when we make excursions to the islands for camping of extended field trips so this is provided in your internship donation fees


Accès à Internet

Bon accès sur le site du projet

NE SONT inclus dans le prix:

NE SONT inclus dans le prix:

Billets d'avion

L'aéroport le plus proche est Leon Airport (LAP) à La Paz. Nous t'aidons à trouver des vols pas chers pour aller en Mexique. TROUVER DES VOLS PAS CHERS

Assurance Voyage

Partir à l'étranger est une aventure et c'est toujours mieux d'être bien préparé. Que ce soit une maladie soudaine, une blessure ou du vol - une assurance voyage pour Mexique te protège en cas de situation imprévue. OBTENIR UN DEVIS

Vaccins

Si tu envisages de faire du bénévolat en Mexique, nous te conseillons de consulter un médecin avant le début de ton voyage. Renseigne-toi sur les vaccins nécessaires pour Mexique. INFOS VACCINS

Informations sur l'arrivée

Our Program is open throughout the entre year so arrival and departure dates are flexible to the participant 

Disponibilité
janv. févr. mars avril mai juin juil. août sept. oct. nov. déc.

Frais de Programme

2 semaines (durée min.) 1 200€
12 semaines (durée max.) 6 898€
Prix moyen 587€/semaine

Frais de Programme

587€ par semaine 2 - 12 semaines Âge 18 - 50+

Méthodes de payement

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PAS DE FRAIS DE CARTE DE CRÉDIT


Durée

2 - 12 semaines

Acompte

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Paiement final

Le paiement du montant restant doit être organisé avec Shark Research Mexico durant le processus de candidature. Très souvent ce paiement est effectué par virement bancaire ou en espèces.


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Shark Research Mexico

Esceptionnel 4.9 rating (13 avis)

Non lucratif - fondée en 2022

Vérifié par Volunteer World

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Hébergé par

Dr. Darren

Langues parlées: Anglais

Sur le projet

Shark Research Mexico is a Non-Profit organization based in Baja California, Mexico and is the leading organization dedicated to the research and conservation of sharks.

Rencontrez votre hôte

Shark Research Mexico (SRM) is a Non-Profit organization based in Baja California Sur, Mexico and is the leading organization dedicated to the research and conservation of sharks and rays in the Gulf of California.

We are a global provider of marine education and at the forefront of shark research. Our belief is that constant scientific research together with education is the key driver to inspire long-term change and commitment to sustain an abundant & vibrant marine environment. Through these tools, we strive to inspire, engage and empower future marine and environmental biologists, as well as the community, to make positive steps to generate healthier oceans now, and in the future.

As an organization we offer an educational and professional platform for local, national and international students and provide all of the necessary logistical support they might need to accomplish their research goals, under the supervision of our team.

Our mission

Is to study and protect elasmobranch species in Mexican waters and to provide opportunities for students at undergraduate and graduate levels to participate in our ongoing research and an opportunity to advance in the field of marine science and conservation biology, as well as raise awareness of sharks and other marine species.

Vision

To conserve sharks through science, education, conservation action and to inspire people to value nature & our world’s oceans.

13 avis · rating4.9

Nathan Kingham rating5

2023 at Shark Internship

La Paz is a beautiful part of Mexico with plenty to do and see. I learnt a lot about sharks and conservation with them during my stay. The team was incredibly helpful every step of the way and supported us with anything and everything. I highly recommend this experience to anyone who has an interest ...
Roberto De Camillis rating5

2022 at Shark Internship

During my internship I learned a lot about sharks and I gained knoledge on scientific sampling methods on large animal as whale shark. The program is well scheduled combining field work and data analysis. Looking forward to repeat the experience. Very recommended. ..
Philipp Moser rating5

2022 at Shark Internship

Baja is just an incredible place, so much variety of animals and of course sharks! Darren set up a wonderful stay for me, the room and working areas very top notch as were he's organizational skills and his passion for what he's doing. Although my stay was not too long the activities proposed such ...
Marc Aquino Baleyto rating4.8

2022 at Shark Internship

Whale shark tagging, biopsying and Photo Id. BRUVS deployment. Pelagic shark interactions. Beautiful Landscapes, seascapes and sunsets... Subtropical weather and lifestyle in a quite ...
Itzel Toledo rating4.4

2022 at Shark Internship

Google Translator: The program met the expectations, it was safe for me and incredible, besides learning, getting to know beautiful landscapes and being in contact with nature with the sea and sharks. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------Original review: ...
Pelamatti Tania rating5

2022 at Shark Internship

The experience with sharks was amazing, projects are interesting and the program is very organized at every step from the arrival to the day I left. Learned a lot during my experience and would do it again without ...

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