Friday, September 30, 2011

Dolphin Cove - Internship

Dolphin Cove - Internship

Organization: Dolphin Cove (Cayman) Ltd

Address: c/o Dolphin Cove
9A Garvin Road
P.O. Box #285
West Bay
Grand Cayman Island

Position: Unpaid Internship (3 spaces available every 3 months)

Location: Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, BWI

Responsibilities: Dolphin Cove are offering an exciting and engaging internship for those individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the marine mammal training field. This internship experience will provide the opportunity to work very closely with Atlantic bottlenose dolphins and a variety of exotic birds, supervised by professional, experienced trainers. Gaining marine mammal and bird training skills, human care knowledge and firsthand experience by assisting with daily husbandry, training sessions, lagoon maintenance, helping out on our bird section, administrative work and other related duties.

Requirements: Successful candidates should posses a positive attitude, good communication skills, observation and organizational skills and the ability to accept direction, work well with others as part of a team and have an interest and general knowledge in marine life and conservation. Candidates must commit to a 3-month internship plan, including weekends and bank holidays and must prove they can financially support themselves for an unpaid three-month stay on Grand Cayman.

(Visit  to calculate the cost of living in Cayman).

There is a shared intern house available within walking distance from Dolphin Cove. Rent is around $600KYD per month and utilities around $500KYD per month.

(The internship itself does not cost anything to participate in.)

If selected, candidates must be financially stable enough to commit to a 3 month stay on Grand Cayman, and also obtain and provide a clean police report and medical insurance coverage.

Application deadlines are posted as follows:

May 1st - July 31st - deadline: March 1st

August 1st - October 31st - deadline: June 1st

November 1st - January 31st - Deadline: September 1st

February 1st - April 30th - deadline: December 1st

Contact: Email resumes and cover letters for attention of Nikki Morrison

(Please state which time slot you are applying for).



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