Information about internship opportunities at SWFSC is posted below. If interested, please follow the instructions regarding the application process.
The Marine Mammal and Turtle Division's EEZ Marine Mammals & Acoustics Program is looking for summer intern(s) in their acoustics lab. Prospective interns will assist researchers on various projects related to marine mammal acoustics. Interns will learn basic research skills, fundamentals of bioacoustics, and use of several digital signal processing programs used for sound extraction and analysis. We are interested in students with a background in biology and/or computers. Experience using Excel and Access spreadsheets is critical, experience with Matlab or programming is beneficial. This internship requires strong computer skills and attention to detail. Training will be provided for acoustics software. Duties will include:
· Use of software programs to scan recordings, extract and measure vocalizations (XBAT, custom Matlab)
· Data processing using PAMGUARD software
· Echolocation click extraction and measurement
We are asking for a 2-3 month time commitment (minimum 12 hrs/week) starting in mid-late June. This is an Unpaid position. Application deadline is June 30th . Please send cv, letter of recommendation and a letter of interest to Tina Yack at: email@example.com.
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