Fieldwork experience for undergrads and new graduates

Ca=C3=B1o Palma Biological Station is located on the northeast coast of Costa

Rica, and is offering quality field experience for undergrads and new


Interns can choose between a mixed taxa or marine turtle internship. Mixed

taxa internships, include experience in research projects with:

* Large mammals

* Tent-making bats

* Great green macaws

* Shorebirds

* Caimans

* Snakes

* Marine debris accumulation

* Neo-tropical river otters

They may also contribute to community based sustainability projects.

We focus heavily on developing young biologists’ professional skills and

expectations. Interns participate in weekly goal setting and supervision

meetings, as well as weekly journal club. Interns are provided with

training for all projects in which they participate. Regular CV writing

workshops are also held throughout the year.

Internships are physically demanding, and a good level of physical fitness

is required.

Interns are responsible for their travel to the biological station, and

contribute $225 per week to cover accommodation and meals. Interns are

selected by interview, and need to commit to a minimum of 6 weeks.

Applicants can submit their CV and cover letter to: