Tag Archives: work experience

Tadhg Moore – EIL Travel Award Winner

3rd-year Environmental Science student at BEES, Tadhg Moore speaks about his volunteering work with EIL Ireland and his Mitchell Scholarship at University of Maine.

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Bottlenose Dolphin Research in Spain

by Mary Kate Bolger The Bottlenose Dolphin Research Institute (BDRI), run by Bruno Diaz Lopez, focuses on the conservation and research of dolphins in Northern Spain. The BDRI offers students the opportunity to participate as a volunteer, intern, or to … Continue reading

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Sea Turtle Protection in Greece: BEES Work Experience

by Sammy Ball After spending 62 days working with Archelon- The Sea Turtle protection society of Greece- on the beautiful island of Zakynthos, I can honestly say that I have had the experience of my life. The organisation deals primarily … Continue reading

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Work Placement in Bolivia

As part of the final year zoology course students are offered an opportunity to gain valuable experience in a working environment relative to their field of study, writes Eoin Clarke. After finding out about this I immediately saw it as … Continue reading

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Sea Urchin Tagging – BEES Summer Research Project

BEES student Sarah Long writes about her Summer research project on sea urchins. Every year the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS) at UCC awards 10 bursaries to undergraduate students so that they can complete an 8 week … Continue reading

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Komodo Dragons and the Snake Cave

Hello everyone! My name is Colin Keane and I graduated from UCC just over a year ago. This past year has not been easy in terms of gaining worthwhile employment with my dear zoology degree. A combination of a lack … Continue reading

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Birding in Nigeria

  Dr. Mark Wilson, a post-doctoral researcher at BEES, with broad interests in animal behaviour, bird biology, forest ecology and conservation writes from Nigeria: I’ve been in Nigeria for just over a week now, and though I am without a … Continue reading

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The value of work placement

My name is Shane Feeney and I am currently in final year of an  Environmental Plant Biotechnology (EPB) Honours Degree. Recently I have accepted an offer of a PhD position in Teagasc Moorepark Fermoy (dependent on final year exam results), … Continue reading

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Working With Wolves – Part 2

Back in September, Emma Brid Dennehy wrote for this blog about her time in Galicia working with the Iberian Wolf as part of the BL4003 Biological Work Experience module run by the School of BEES. Now, you can see and … Continue reading

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A year abroad in Montana

BEES student Will O’Shea writes about his year studying abroad at the University of Montana: Mid-way through my second year I received an email from the School of BEES informing students of the option to spend their third year abroad … Continue reading

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