Conservation Internship in Kenya
If you are considering a career in conservation this is a great way to get started. This 20 week internship begins with a 10 week expedition to develop your understanding of selected habitat conservation and wide-ranging tropical habitat survey techniques.
All over Kenya among rural communities and community based organization, Non-Governmental organizations and research institutions.
Throughout your time in Kenya, you will be an active member of a team of like-minded individuals. Together, you and research team will develop knowledge of conservation and marine studies, pick up tracking wildlife skills, and experience Kenya's awesome wildlife, which includes dolphins, whales, primates and the stunning variety of game that lives in Kenya's National Parks. So if you are looking for an amazing way to spend part of a gap year, an awe-inspiring way to spend an ethical holiday or just the chance to be an intern; this Marine, Primate, Wildlife & Community project in Kenya will provide you with the opportunity of a lifetime!
The Project Background:
You will learn how to live and work with a research team in a remote environment and get the experience necessary to complete your internship during the second half of the program. In the second phase you can complete a BTEC qualification in Tropical Habitat Survey Techniques, PADI scuba diving courses, Emergency First Response first aid courses and additional training such as Swahili language classes.
Comprehensive training programme will provide expedition members with all the skills necessary for expedition and traineeship life, such as marine survey techniques.Everyone must be able to work as part of a team and have a strong interest in wildlife and conservation. Participants must also be enthusiastic, adventurous, have a good sense of humor and be respectful of the host country's environment and cultures.