Internship & Volunteers

Field work Internships:
The Nova Atlantis Foundation welcomes students of (marine) biology, animal behaviour and other environmental studies to conduct a field internships at Pico. Internships will be part of one of the ongoing research projects of the foundation. International students are invited to apply for a fieldwork internship, normally taking place during May/September. Students should be based in Santa Cruz das Ribeiras, on Pico Island. We have local contacts who are renting out private or shared accommodation.
Before you contact us be aware off the following regulations:
• Internships should be able to stay in the field for at least 2 months.
• We ask a fee of 500 EUR per month of each student to cover costs in the field such as fuel, insurances and other research material. Data internships are free of charge.
• There are additional costs for food, housing (200 EUR per month for shared accommodation, all-inclusive) and travel expenses.

Data internships
For students interested in processing and analysing data for example as part of a master project we can organise data internships. No fees apply here.

We are always looking for volunteers for data entry or assistance in the field.

More information?
Please contact us by email or contact form, including your motivation for an internship, past experience relevant to our research, your scientific background and interests, the period during which you would be able to join the team and your CV.