For the last two decades, Archipelagos has been focused on marine and terrestrial research and conservation. Though conservation efforts of Archipelagos Institute can only be successful when shared with the local communities and the general public. Effective communication, through media, builds up relationships with both the local community and the general public. This is applied through our website and social media content that is shared internationally and is the key to building awareness.
Communication for conservation is achieved by documentary photography, video production, illustrations, graphic design and public relations. Conservation efforts can only be successful when shared with local communities and the general public. Media is an invaluable tool in order to raise awareness and inspire people to take an active role for the conservation of marine biodiversity. Additionally, it allows our team to highlighting local and global environmental issues. Archipelagos Media Team creates material concerning biodiversity, environmental conservation and public health issues. According to interests and skill sets, interns will be involved with a variety of projects.
This internship will mostly be office work; however, interns will have the opportunity to participate in boat-based surveys and research expeditions. You are providing support for the scientific communication of Archipelagos research work whilst raising awareness towards the challenges of marine conservation.
This internship program is available to applicants who have a background in the field of art, communications, education, design, or science communication. Also, with interest in one of the following:
• Video Editing
• Graphic design
• Marketing and social media management
• Fluency in English
• Good communication skills
• Ability to work in a multicultural environment
• Motivation to live in remote places with simple facilities
• Sincere desire to work towards Archipelagos’ conservation efforts
We offer an internship at an inspiring institute with experts on coastal conservation. You have the opportunity to collect data for writing a thesis, scientific publications or increasing your skillset within the marine conservation sector. Internships range from 3 - 12 months, although shorter or longer internship periods may be arranged to cover the needs of groups or individuals. As Archipelagos is a non-profit research institute, the internships we offer are unpaid. The experience requires an internship weekly fee of 200 - 245 euros to cover living and research expenses (e.g. housing, 3 meals a day, public liability insurance and other research facilities). Students and recent graduates and researchers are advised to search for possible funding through their universities, by getting in touch with the International Office/ Placement/ Erasmus+ Offices at their Universities or other relevant grant providing organizations in their region.
To apply for this internship, please send an email to our admissions team outlining your program of interest and requesting an application form - admission[email protected]. We will get back to you within 2 working days.