Being the communications intern
The key roles and responsibilities of the communications intern are as follows:
- Take photographs, videos, interviews and other material to promote the NTP.
- Edit photography, videography and audio to a standard for online publication.
- Utilise social media, local print media and other sources to promote turtle conservation and the NTP.
- Support the Team Leaders in a supervisory role.
- Assist in the coordination of the daily monitoring program.
- Participate in monitoring, training, turtle rescues and remote camping activities as required.
- Assist Team Leaders to organise social events for NTP participants.
- Develop and conduct educational activities on turtles for school children and visitors to the Ningaloo region.
- Work closely with NTP staff in developing content and messaging.
- Maintain and update the NTP website as required.
Check out our media and social links to see other work from previous communications interns.
The communications intern will spend 6 – 8 hours working, per day, (starting at sunrise most days).
You will gain experience in marine turtle monitoring techniques and make a hands-on contribution to turtle conservation in a World-Heritage listed marine park. It can be hard, hot work but with great rewards. You will meet like-minded people, get fit and have fun!