The Seafloor Mapping Internship aims to train undergraduate and graduate students in seafloor mapping data acquisition and processing techniques. A Seafloor Mapping intern spends his/her time onboard working with a team learning how to acquire and process shipboard multibeam, sub-bottom and auxiliary data. The position entails 2-5 weeks working aboard Nautilus as a Mapping Watchstander. While onboard, Seafloor Mapping interns will be assigned an 8-10 hour split working shift. During on watch hours interns will be in the Control Van and Data Lab as Nautilus conducts seafloor mapping surveys. Between watches, interns will be expected to assist with additional science and educational activities aboard the ship. Off-watch hours include time to network with STEM professionals aboard the ship as well as take personal time for sleep, meals, exercise and experiencing the life of at-sea exploration. A typical working day on the ship is approximately 10-12 hours.
Eligibility & Requirements
Applicants must be:
Application deadline: January 20, 2017