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Student Opportunities


A list of training opportunities for early and mid-career professionals in fields relating to marine science. For internship and postdoctoral opportunities, please have a look at the Vacancies page.

Research cruise training opportunity on RV SONNE in the northeast Pacific Ocean 

Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources of the Federal Republic of Germany and the International Seabed Authority9/25/2017

​SASAC Doctoral Scholarships for Research using a Systems Analysis Methodology

National Research Foundation9/29/2017

2018 Masters degree in Public Science Engagement.

Closing date: 31 August for international applicants and 30 September for SA citizens.

Stellenbosch University9/30/2017

​Volunteer research positions in data processing and management

Mammal Research Institute Whale Unit9/30/2017

The 2018 MSc degree in Applied Ocean Sciences aims to produce marine professionals with a strong academic foundation who are knowledgeable about the major topics in interdisciplinary ocean sciences.

UCT Marine Research Institute10/31/2017
Short Course: Model-based multivariate analysis of abundance data using R
22-26 Jan 2018, Kirstenbosch
This course will provide an introduction to modern multivariate techniques, with a special focus on the analysis of abundance or presence/absence data. 
No closing date indicated.

UCT, SANBI and UNSW1/22/2018