Novus internship available for 2014 – apply now!

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Novus internship available for 2014 – apply now!

Category : Updates

NOVUS International is offering the chance for an aquaculture student to take part in the Novus World Aquaculture Society (WAS) Internship programme in Vietnam.

The four-week internship will be scheduled from June to August, 2014. The intern will work with The Novus Aquaculture Research team on a current project being carried out at the Novus Aqua Research Center in Vietnam – the third largest aquaculture-producing country in the world. 

To be considered for the internship candidates must:

  • Choose a model disease and suggest an experiment aimed at testing a novel possible preventive or treatment solution.
  • Provide background literature review on the pathogen, pathogenesis, epidemiology and/or host pathogen interactions etc. as appropriate to support experimental designs and hypotheses.

Proposals should be limited to two to three typewritten pages plus references. A one-page CV of the candidate should be attached to the proposal. Applicants must be enrolled in a University MSc or PhD program at the time of application.

The selection of the Novus intern will be announced at Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2013 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. A digital photograph of the intern will be needed for the announcement.

The award will include:

  • Travel to and from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Lodging in a university student dormitory in Vietnam during the internship
  • $1,000 to help with living expenses in Vietnam

Proposals must be submitted by email to Lorraine Magney – – before October 30, 2013.