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Iceland- Research intern (Culture and Environmental Science)


We work with each intern/researcher to set up an individualized topic of research. Interns spend 1-week with our research team conducting field research in Iceland. It is during this time interns investigate their research topic and document the findings gathered through surveys, observations, interviews, literature reviews, and photographs. Each research team is made up of 8-10 researchers and 2 lead researchers/instructors. Interns spend approximately 10 hours per week for the 2 months following the field research working remotely with their Research Director to develop their contribution to a publication we are developing. Our office team and editors provide assistance and feedback on each intern’s contributions to the research and writing.

  1. Earn outdoor leadership certifications in: Certificate in Sustainable Tourism and Risk Management Level 1.
  2. Depending on your quality of work you become a contributor in publication (print, ebook, website, or app).
  3. Gain experience designing, researching, collecting, and synthesizing data.
  4. Experience traveling abroad and immersing yourself in another culture.
  5. The opportunity to participate in and complete a collaborative project with fellow researchers.
  6. Build an impressive resume with job experience that will set you apart from other candidates.


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International Applicants Allowed?
Work Visa Sponsoring Available

Job Overview

This internship offers the opportunity to help conduct field research in Reykjavik Iceland with one of our research teams. This expeditions will focus on developing two publications:

  1. A cultural anthology publication with short stories capturing the culture and landscape of Iceland.
  2. A trail guide to Reykjavik and south Iceland.

The ultimate goal of the publications is to provide travelers with insight into the culture and environment they will be traveling through. Information we will be capturing will include Icelandic culture, history, geography, geology, wildlife, natural resources, economy, gender roles, health care, religion, and tourism impacts.

Intern will complete pre-trip investigative research, conduct action research for 1 week in Iceland and spend 2 months wrapping up your research from your home or university during the summer or fall semester.

We are now accepting applicants for our summer internships. Both our June and August field research dates have positions available.

June 3-10, June 12-19 June 21-28

August 3-10, August 12-19

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