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Sea Turtle Research Assistant Costa Rica

 

Description

We are a Costa Rican company that runs four sea turtle nesting beach conservation projects with a partnership with an NGO. The focus of the projects is to protect sea turtle nests from poaching and depredation by conducting night patrols and relocating nests to the project hatcheries. The projects are funded through a combination of the voluntee […]

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Dates of program:
17 June - 9 September; 25 June - 14 September; 3 August - 25 October; 11 September - 20 November; 22 September - 15 December; or 17 November - 29 January

Duration of program:
2.5 – 3 months

Application deadline:
30th October 2019

Age requirement:
Adults of both sexes 18+

Cost:
Research assistants pay US$1100-1400 (dependent on location) for entire period to cover food and accommodation expenses. This equates to US$95-120 per week. A travel assistance package is available to buy for an additional cost of US$280. This includes airport pickup/drop-off, first and last nights in hotel, transport to and from bus stop and bus tickets.

Other information:
All research assistants have the option of carrying out independent research under the guidance of a biologist.


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