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The manual application forms for training have been phased out. All applications should be completed using the web form. Applicants are required to use the online portal to submit applications together with a copy of your passport photo, the signed nomination form indicating preference for either the geological or environmental programme, degree/certificate and résumé.
Issue Date: 19 March 2021
Marawa Research and Exploration Ltd. is pleased to offer two (2) environmental at-sea on-board placements to Developing States candidates with a background and interest in marine science, and or oceanography (chemical, biological, microbial).
The offshore environmental campaign will be for approximately three weeks and will be conducted in partnership with Nauru Ocean Resources Inc (NORI). The port of departure will be San Diego (USA). The tentative scheduled departure date is 20 June 2021. The exact timing and dates of the campaign(s) will be confirmed closer to departure.
Candidates must meet the following requirements:
Education / Experience:
Language: Demonstrate a sound knowledge of spoken and written English;
At the end of the training, trainees will be required to submit a report to Marawa and the International Seabed Authority outlining the training completed; the benefits of the training opportunity; the knowledge gained; and how the training will advance their career and or further studies.
Marawa undertakes to cover the following costs associated with the training:
COVID-19 Health and Safety
Safety is the priority of Marawa and its partners. Marawa is partnering with NORI and Maersk Supply Services to offer this training opportunity. Both organizations have safely conducted multiple offshores campaigns during the last 12 months. COVID-19 safety protocols have been developed and successfully implemented to ensure the safety of all participating.
Applications should be submitted by the 9 April 2020 deadline through:
Applications must be accompanied by:
One of the Voluntary Commitments made by the ISA at the UN Ocean Conference 2017 was "Enhancing the role of women in marine scientific research through capacity building" - we therefore strongly encourage suitably qualified females to apply for these training opportunities.