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Student Internship/Attachment

SEATRU Student Internship/Attachment Programme


April to October


Chagar Hutang, Redang Island, Malaysia

Background Information:

SEATRU offers internship/attachment for undergraduate and postgraduate from local and international universities. Internship students will be able to learn and participate the conservation and research activities conducted by SEATRU.


  • Assisting SEATRU’s volunteer program every week.
  • Conduct sea turtle nesting surveys. This work includes marking, relocating, and excavating sea turtle nests and recording all necessary data under the supervision of a research assistant and along with other volunteers.
  • Assisting with SEATRU’s outreach programs.
  • Entering data and/or creating materials using Word, Excel, Access, or other software.


  • Students must have a letter from their university stating that the internship/attachment in order for them to graduate or to complete a mini project/assignment.
  • Internship/attachment period: minimum of 4 weeks.
  • Experience preferred but not required.
  • Applicants must be able to tolerate adverse field conditions.
  • This is an outdoor project so applicants need to have a strong interest in field biology and really big turtles.
  • Passionate on wildlife conservation


NO SALARY. However, interns will be provided accommodation, food and all basic necessities ONLY on the island.

Additional Contact Information:

Interested applicants must send a cover letter (from university) and resume via email to Dr. Juanita Joseph (

* We do not accept UMT students for internship/attachment.

* 2011 internship/attachment are currently full. SORRY.

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