Research and Development Intern
United Kingdom
2d ago

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in the development of tropical research programmes, the identification of funding and work opportunities, co-

ordination of proposal submission, and development of sponsorship and promotional activities.


  • Provide support to the Research & Development Manager;
  • Organise data management and data review initiatives;
  • Assist with Frontier BTEC course administration;
  • Aid the development of research information and resources initiatives.

  • Assist with the preparation and supervision of all proposals that are submitted, working in collaboration with the Programme Managers (London HQ) and Project Co-
  • ordinators, Research Coordinators and Country Co-ordinators overseas;
  • Production of the quarterly newsletter regarding projects and publications;
  • Preparation and distribution of reports and manuscripts;
  • Update references database and file new references;
  • Archive in-coming and current data sets;
  • Assist with monitoring the BTEC Tropical Habitat Conservation assessing final project submissions and discerning the level of competence attained;
  • Follow up requests for references and peer reviews;
  • Utilisation of data for production of review materials with an aim of producing articles and manuscripts for publication;
  • Assist with the Co-ordination of Country Co-ordinators and overseas development and fundraising activities;
  • Develop relationships with relevant national and international bodies to further improve upon the work carried out by Frontier;
  • Source new sponsorships for projects, including support of field staff to secure in-country sponsors and production of publicity materials for sponsors (with the Marketing Manager);
  • Submit weekly popular science articles for online publication.
  • Assist with volunteer recruitment by attending careers fairs and giving presentations as required by the Events and Outreach Co-ordinator.

    Contract Duration : 6 months, minimum of 4 days a week, 10 : 00 17 : 30 with possibility of extension.

    Accommodation : N / A

    Travel : Travel allowance available.

    Insurance & Admin : N / A

    Subsistence : Non salaried position. Subsidised 10-week overseas placement on a Frontier research programme (excluding return flights, visas, insurance, and dive training and equipment) on successful completion.

    Training : N / A

    For more information and to apply please send an email specifying in the 'subject' which position you are applying to along with a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your motivations and experience for the role to frontier to frontierstaff

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