Paid Internship Position

Internship vacancy ORP Marine Turtle Rescue Centre, Maldives

This internship position is available to Maldivian Nationals only.

We have a paid internship position available at the Marine Turtle Rescue Centre to start November 17th 2019 for a period of 3 months. Applications for shorter periods will be considered.

The ORP Marine Turtle Rescue Centre in Baa Atoll is the first and only veterinary clinic in Maldives offering veterinary care to injured sea turtles. The paid internship position is available to Maldivian nationals only to help build local capacity to care for injured sea turtles.

Internship Description

  • Gain knowledge and experience of sea turtle care and husbandry and wider field of ocean conservation
  • Experience and learn about veterinary medicine and surgery
  • Assist vet with treating turtle patients, including X-raying, Ultrasound and surgery
  • Assist with running the centre including feeding turtles, tank cleaning, rescues and releases
  • Help to educate guests visiting the centre and with local projects

Internship Ideal Candidate

  • Enthusiastic about marine conservation and sea turtles
  • No prior experience with sea turtles required
  • Good communication skills
  • Maldivian national
  • Above 18 years of age

Basic salary, accommodation and all meals provided, plus extra activities in resort.

How To Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter explaining why you would like to work as an intern at the Marine Turtle Rescue Centre to our vet Jackie at vet@oliveridleyproject.org