Paid Protected Species Internship with Oceana for Recent Grad
Oceana seeks an intern with strong data analysis and statistics experience to work on fisheries and protected species projects on our Science team. The intern will support ongoing projects on fisheries bycatch and mitigation measures, including assessing the impacts to sea turtles and sharks. The Science team collaborates with other departments and provides credible research and writing on protected species bycatch, fisheries catch data quality, overfished species, and other conservation topics as needed. Interested candidates must have expertise in data analysis and science writing for diverse audiences.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Conservation Biology, Oceanography, Fisheries, Statistics or related field
Demonstrated interest in the oceans, fisheries or the environmental field
Demonstrated experience in statistic or data analysis fields
Organized working style and attention to detail
Adaptable to changing plans in a dynamic work environment
Preferred but not required:
Knowledge of fisheries science and management and shark conservation
Mapmaking experience with ArcGIS
Familiarity with statistical programming software such as R
Internships are paid, full-time in our Washington, DC office for a minimum of three months.