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Interns Return!

After a two year covid induced hiatus we are so happy and excited to again be able to welcome interns to Sea Synergy and Waterville for the summer season! This year’s five interns will be helping us in everything we do and of course, writing the odd blog. So without further ado I’ll hand you…

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May 10, 2022

Work Experience with Sea Synergy

By Etienne Doyle I came to Sea Synergy for my TY work experience after hearing Lucy Hunt on the radio in the morning for World Ocean Day the previous summer.  I live in Dublin, so the most stressful part before the actual experience was organising accommodation, transport etc. So, I was convinced a couple of…

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April 22, 2022

WHALECOME BACK MARINE EXPLORERS!

Sea Synergy Marine Awareness + Education Centre have been very busy these past few months in Waterville, getting back up and running for the first school term in this ‘new normal’. They have been creating online activities and media while developing blended learning and outdoor classroom ideas, hoping to inspire the next generation of Ocean…

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April 30, 2021

Keep your friends close and your anemones closer

By Ashling Murray I am delighted to have joined the Sea Synergy team this summer as a marketing intern. Waterville is a great spot with Lough Currane on one side and the stunning Ballinskelligs Bay on the other. I am extremely grateful to have been given the opportunity to apply my passion for Ireland and…

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August 29, 2019

Blogging all summer long

By Mel McGuinness I have always been passionate about the sea and marine life. My experience as an intern with Sea Synergy has allowed me to share my passion for the ocean with so many people. My interaction with members of the public through the Sea Synergy exhibition and activities has given me many opportunities…

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August 29, 2019

August Update – Internship 2019

by Paula Farias Garcia Hi all! My name is Paula and I am an intern at Sea Synergy. I am from Madrid and I just finished my undergraduate in the UK in Biological Sciences and my main interest is Marine Biology. I was very lucky to get a position this summer in this incredible place…

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August 29, 2019

Another Intern Blog Post

By Megan Gaskin When I first arrived I was nervous, it felt like starting college again. All I could think was a new place, new people, new life. The Sea Synergy employees were very welcoming, on the second night here we went to eat Seaweed with John and Kerry-Anne Fitzgerald Atlantic Irish Seaweed. I was…

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August 29, 2019

Sea Synergy Internship Summer 2019

By Rebecca Murphy Sea Synergy has been an absolute whirlwind, I’m just nearing the end of my 6th week here and I can say without a doubt I have not done the same thing two days in a row at work. It’s so exciting and there is no typical day or week for that matter….

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August 29, 2019

First Week in Waterville

By Anna Hughes After a long but fairly smooth journey from Manchester, I was welcomed to the Waterville and the Sea Synergy center by the other interns, Megan and Rebecca. They showed me around the center and told me about their experiences so far. They had lots of exciting stories and assured me I’d be…

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August 29, 2019

Erasmus Experience with Sea Synergy

We had the pleasure of hosting two awesome French students this March! Here is a snapshot of their time with Sea Synergy: “My name is Lisa Catala, l am 18 years old, and I am living in France. Currently finishing a GMNF high school degree ( wilderness area management), I had the great opportunity to…

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August 29, 2019