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Internship opening at Dr. Kartik Shanker’s lab at the Centre for Ecological Sciences, IISc

Job Title: Internship opening at Dr. Kartik Shanker’s lab at the Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science

Location: Bangalore

Organization’s profile:

The work is part of a larger project which deals with understanding patterns of population genetic structure in marine gastropods along the Indian coastline.

Job Description:

Help researchers in field-work along the west coast of India, collecting gastropod samples and ecological data from rocky shores, mangroves and fish landing sites. The internship duration is for two months in March and April, 2014. The work involves travel along the west coast, covering locations in Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, and Maharashtra. Expenses towards travel, food and accommodation during the period of field work will be covered by us.


Fluency in vernacular languages and/or with good driving skills are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Email bharti(at)ces(dot)iisc(dot)ernet(dot)in with the following information in the same format as below:

  1. Name
  2. Age
  3. Gender
  4. Place of residence – also indicate if you can make any arrangements for accommodation with friends/relatives in Bangalore
  5. Contact details – phone and email
  6. Languages known – spoken and written
  7. Information about academic background – highlight any training in ecology, marine biology, genetics
  8. Information about any field work undertaken so far – highlight any experience in ecology, marine biology
  9. Driving skills (four-wheeler) – please indicate if you have experience and are willing to drive long distances
  10. Reasons for applying to the internship
  11. Expectations from the internship
  12. Suitable dates for internship

Reference: YETI

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