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Sea Turtle Conservation Interns

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location Malaysia - Asia & M East
Salary Additional Information Free food, accommodation and in-country travel
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 07/04/2023
Company Name Lang Tengah Turtle Watch
Contact Name Audrey Symplicius
Email audrey@langtengahturtlewatch.org
Website Further Details / Applications
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Organisation : Lang Tengah Turtle Watch

Title : Sea Turtle Conservation Intern

Locations :

- Tanjong Jara Resort, Terengganu, Malaysia

- Lang Tengah Island, Terengganu, Malaysia

- Chakar Hutan, Terengganu, Malaysia

Duration : minimum 3 months, starting as soon as possible or June 2023

Lang Tengah Turtle Watch is looking for a passionate and engaging individual who is willing to gain experience from an unpaid internship position in practical conservation work at one of their project sites across Terengganu, Malaysia. 

Work description

You will be an integral part of our team, assisting our on-site staff members with whatever aspects of conservation work and site management they require.  The work scope varies depending on project site and you can find detailed information on these by following the link:



General requirements

  • BSc (or higher) in Conservation, Ecology, or any related field
  • Experience in public outreach and engagement preferred
  • Outgoing - this is one of the most important elements, as you will representing the organisation on a daily basis while liaising with guests
  • Organised and have strong attention to detail
  • Able to live and work in a small team as well as individually when necessary
  • Expect to work long hours, throughout the day and night, often with irregular or little sleep
  • Eager to learn about marine biology and conservation, specifically sea turtle biology, ecology and conservation
  • Have initiative and possess flexible and adaptive approaches to problems
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Strong command of English
  • Must be competent in Windows OS and Microsoft Office
This is a great opportunity to get involved with a small organisation that is growing rapidly. This means that your work has a real impact on the success of the project and you will also be able to contribute to shaping the future of our work. Since 2013, we have been able to save over 150,000 eggs, which would have otherwise been sold to the market for human consumption. 

While this is an unpaid position, Lang Tengah Turtle Watch will cover your in-country travel costs, food and accommodation whilst on the project. Travel to and from Malaysia is at the expense of the intern.

If you feel you’re the right person to be part of our young, passionate and dynamic team of conservationists, please do send through a copy of your C.V. and a cover letter, stating which time slot you are applying for to our Assistant Manager, Audrey at audrey@langtengahturtlewatch.org by 7th April2023 with 'Internship at XX' (where 'XX' is the name of the project site you are applying for) as the subject heading.
We're looking forward to hearing from you!

To find out more about the projects: www.langtengahturtlewatch.org
Facebook: Lang Tengah Turtle Watch
Instagram: lang_tengah_turtle_watch
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