Local News & Events

Puerto Vallarta • Riviera Nayarit 

Sea Turtle Internship Position Available in San Pancho

Share
Katherine Comer Santos - The Science Exchange
July 13, 2018





Join an important multi-year multi-national research project on climate change impacts on nesting turtles on the beaches of Mexico this fall.

Volunteer Duties: Search for nesting turtles at night on the dune buggy and monitor the eggs in the box nursery at the turtle house. Release hatchling turtles on the beach and enter data in excel. Help with program maintenance activities. Help with educational outreach.

Research Duties: When you are not on turtle duty and with permission from your Site Supervisor, you will collect data and complete assignments for the academic portion of the course. We are doing a multi-year multi-national research project on climate change impacts on nesting beaches. A final 15-page research paper is required and can be used to receive college credits if desired.

Location: San Pancho is a very safe coastal village near the vacation destination of Puerta Vallarta, Mexico. It has a sea turtle monitoring program for the many olive ridleys, and occasional green, leatherback, and hawksbill turtles that nest here. Interns will have their own room in an apartment with other volunteers sharing a bathroom and kitchen and receive a modest monthly food stipend to cook in or eat out.

Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age, have a positive attitude, able to work in a hot tropical climate, and tolerant of diverse personalities. Spanish conversational ability is a plus but not required.

Costs: Interns pay for their travel and program fees, partial scholarships are available.

Contact Katherine Santos at Info@thescienceexchange.org or via What’sApp at 011-52-322-105-6874. More information is available at TheScienceExchange.org.

This content was submitted by a member of the community. We'd like to hear from you, too! To share stories, photos, video or events for our calendar, please send them here.

  Learn more about The Science Exchange Sea Turtle Internship Program

  Learn more about Ecological Group of Costa Verde

  Learn more about Nuestra Tierra Turtle Conservation Program

  Learn more about The Western Ecological Society

  Learn more about Association for Environmental Unity in Mexico

  Learn more about Deep Blue Conservancy


We invite you to add your charity or supporting organizations' news stories and coming events to PVAngels so we can share them with the world. Do it now!


Meet the Charities

Community Services

Environmental

Animals & Wildlife

Health Care

Youth & Family

Education

Culture & Recreation

Special Interests

How You Can Help

Use Your Powers for Good

Add Your Favorite Charity

Save a Life - Give Blood

Partners for Change

Meet the Partners

Become a Partner for Change

Resources

About PVAngels

Add Your Charity

Add Your News & Events

Locate Yourself on Our Maps

Join PVAngels Team

About Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta Local News

Local Event Calendar

Puerto Vallarta Videos

Puerto Vallarta Photos

Historic Puerto Vallarta

Local Area Maps

Important Phone Numbers

Craig's List in Puerto Vallarta

   Stay Connected

    Find PVAngels on Facebook Follow PVAngels on Twitter Sign up PVAngels Newsletter RSS Feeds on PVAngels



PVAngels.com is a unique blend of community awareness through the posting of local news and events, formal introductions to the charities and their needs, online fundraising, social networking and giving back. Ready to change the world? Join us.

FAIR USE NOTICE: This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance a more in-depth understanding of critical issues facing the world. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 USC Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information click here. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.


2018 • m3 • this site is part of a charitable conspiracy