Virtual internships are available in multiple career fields, offering professional development and practical experience. Earn between 4-10 credits while gaining experience in a virtual, cross-cultural environment.
Located in southern Brazil’s on Santa Catarina Island, this NGO hosts interns interested in animal husbandry, ecotourism, and fieldwork related to the conservation of the neotropical otter and its ecology. Interns support otters in captivity by assisting with feeding, handling, environmental enrichment and behavioral studies, as well as in their natural habitats by observing and collecting data on hiking and kayaking excursions.
The primary focus of this site is on sea turtle conservation, including locating and monitoring nests and collecting data on sea turtles in the ocean. Interns also participate in conservation efforts related to marine birds, sharks, rays, and more, and engage with the local fishing community on topics of environmentalism and sustainability.