Marine Protected Area Management Assistant

Marine Affairs Program, Dalhousie University
Ocean and Coastal Livelihood and Governance in the Caribbean Region
Internship Placement Description
Position Title:
Internship host
Marine Protected Area Management Assistant
Union Island, Grenadines
Sustainable Grenadines Inc (SusGren)
The role of the intern will be to provide technical and administrative support to
marine protected areas projects (Strengthening Management Capacity at the
South Coast Marine Conservation Area (SCMCA) and the Tobago Cays Marine
Park (TCMP) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) Project, and Strengthening
Reef Management in the Grenada Bank Project) that will include reporting,
planning workshops, and proposal writing.
The intern will
 Assist with building capacity at site level for effective management of
marine protected areas in the region.
 Assist in coordinating the celebration of the Caribbean Endemic Bird
 Assist in developing biodiversity awareness and education programs for
users, communities and the wider public
 Assisting Union Island Nature Adventure Tours Inc. in their leatherback
turtle monitoring to include counts, tagging etc
 Assist in organizing workshops for the various project being implemented
at the time and helping with writing reports
 Assist with upcoming proposal writing for projects
Canadian citizen or permanent resident
Graduate or senior undergraduate student enrolled at Dalhousie
University in good academic and financial standing
Registered in a course for which the student will gain academic credit
for the internship placement during the term of the internship
Internship placements will normally occur in the summer term. The duration is 3-6
months. Financial support for the internship is available.
Application deadline – April 6, 2015
Submit the application to:
Becky Field, Administrator
Marine Affairs Program,