International Student Interns
Marine Ecology can facilitate a few self-funded internships every year.
These projects normally revolve around biological surveys in village-based marine protected areas using snorkel equipment, and require a high degree of independence, as after training interns work by themselves, in outer islands, living within traditional Fijian village households.
For the right applicants, this can be a rewarding and life-changing experience, but we do prefer interns to be over 21 and, if possible, to come in small groups of 2 or 3 at a time.
Approximate costs depend on selected project site, time spent in Fiji, and current exchange rates, but you should expect around US$/ € 1,500 – 2,000 training and support costs, in-Fiji travel around US$/ € 250 – 300, and food/accommodation costs around US$/ €50 – 60 per day.