Paid Internship Position – Maldives

This internship position is now filled.

The paid internship position at the Marine Turtle Rescue Centre is now filled and we do not accept new applications.

The ORP Marine Turtle Rescue Centre in Baa Atoll is the first 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.