Nature Reserve & Biological Station

Our Internships & Courses.

 

Learn more about tropical ecology, bird biology and conservation!
Gain hands-on experience and practical research skills!

 

The Study Abroad program at the biological station Un poco del Chocó offers a range of internship opportunities and courses for biology and environmental science students.
Find out which of our educational programs suits you best!

Biology Internships

Duration: 4 weeks to 6 months

Costs: starting at 864 US $ per month

 

During this biological internship students will participate in tropical ecology research in the reserve and assist in our biological field work. Interns help collecting data for various research projects and will thereby gain theoretical and practical knowledge in tropical ecology and obtain hands-on research skills.

Research Traineeship Internship Biology Biological Station Un poco del Chocó Ecuador South America

Duration: 4 weeks to 6 months

Costs: starting at 829 US $ per month

 

Biology students are welcome to conduct a research traineeship at the biological station Un poco del Chocó. Whilst investigating their research project students gain an understanding of scientific investigation methodology and thus will be prepared for future academic studies.

Courses
Biology Internship Biological Station Un poco del Chocó Ecuador South America

Duration: 10 course days

Course fee: 950 US $

 

During this course on bird banding and monitoring students will gain theoretical and practical knowledge in tropical bird biology and avian monitoring techniques. Whilst participating in the study of the bird communities in the nature reserve and its surroundings, students will learn the basics of using mistnets and handling birds and assist in bird censuses. 

 

Tropical Ecology Course Biological Station Ecuador South America

Duration: 10 course days

Course fee: 798 US $

 

This course on tropical ecology & conservation deals with the ecology, biodiversity and conservation of tropical ecosystems both in theoretical lectures and practical modules.
Two days of the course will be held in Mindo and will treat the conservation aspect in more detail.

Dates

Here you will find all important dates for internship start dates and courses offered at Un poco del Chocó