Master’s Research Opportunity on Fregate, Seychelles

Renowned conservation retreat Fregate Island Private and are pleased to announce a one year-long Master’s Research Position at Fregate Island Private in collaboration with luxury Swiss watchmaker, Blancpain.

The exciting program offers one student the chance to spend a year immersing themselves into complex world of coral research and restoration by studying the effects of Mineral Accretion Technology (MAT) on coral reefs. Additionally, the student will learn more about the extraordinary conservation initiatives of Fregate Island Private, including the Seychelles Magpie Robin that was rescued from near extinction. The position will start in February, 2021 and last about 1 year.

The position is open to all students who are currently enrolled in a Master’s Program in Marine Biology or similar and will be linked to the university where the student is studying. Students must be able to gain credit for their degree. Included in the Research Position is the visa, room and board with the Seychelles Fregate Conservation Team, a small weekly stipend, field work clothing incl. laundry, high speed internet, the possibility to help out with turtle, tortoise, and bird conservation as well as transfers between Mahé and Fregate Island Private. Please note that international flights are not included.

Master Students from around the world are encouraged to apply until mid-October.

If you have any quesitons, feel free to contact us directly.

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