Field Courses in Puerto Rico – July – August 2015

The Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center (MCERC) is offering field courses this summer in Puerto Rico, USA. These courses are 1 week long field intensive programs with 5 students and two instructors per program.

No experience necessary! Courses are geared towards marine biology, marine ecology, natural and marine resources management, wildlife ecology, marine science, and anyone interested in bolstering field skills.

Examples of week-long programs/internships include;

GIS Applications in Wildlife Ecology (July 19-25)

Wildlife Photography (Session 1-July 26-August 01; Session 2-August 02-08)

Acoustics in Marine Habitats (August 23-29)

Marine and Coastal Ecology (June 21-27)

Triumph in Writing: Preparing Your Manuscript for Publication (July 05-11)

Money Matters! Finding grants and stacking the odds in favor of funding (July 12-18)

….And several more!

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Questions? Please visit our website ( or Education Hub (

Information, application documents and FAQ and answers are available on the Education Hub.

Many of our students receive 3 – 4 credit hours through independent study with a faculty adviser at their university. Please visit our website and download the FAQ for your faculty adviser if you are interested in this option.

Questions? Write to us!  Please use the “contact us” option on the MCERC website for specific questions but be sure to check the FAQs first for the quickest answers to most questions.