Overview Description Requirements Outline Itinerary Cost Application Instructor Rainforest And Reef Penn State Lehigh Valley Biology - Dr. Jacqueline McLaughlin

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be in good physical condition and able to walk 10 to 15 km a day and/or night through dense rainforest and debris covered beaches during high tide and low tide.

  • No severe eyesight problems (turtle work is at night, without artificial lights).

  • No abuse of illegal drugs; no consumption of alcohol during working hours, which may include night shifts, or abuse of alcohol at any time.

  • Preferably no smoking, those who do smoke should only do so in open areas and never on nightly patrols.

  • Be willing to work under difficult and uncomfortable conditions such as heat, rain and mosquitoes all day and night.

  • Know if you are allergic to mosquito bites.

  • Have a personal insurance policy.

  • Must be able to endure long bus trips over rough and bumpy terrain (infamous "wackos").

  • **It is STRONGLY advised that anyone with a heart condition or any other health condition such as, but not limited to, pregnancy, asthma, or arthritis consult Dr. McLaughlin before applying. **
 
 

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