Build critical skills to enpower you to work professionally with sharks whilst on an adventure of a lifetime
Intern with the Shark Research Unit
The Shark Research Unit welcomes interns and students from around the world to join us in conducting our shark projects. The three specific training internships we offer delve into different aspects of working with sharks. Know you passion, decide your program, and join us here at the SRU for an educational adventure of a life time.
Great White Shark Research Internship
Join our Mossel Bay team to conduct ground breaking Great White Shark research, education and conservation programs.
The Shark Research Unit is a shark and marine research and conservation institute driven by a passionate team of shark experts. We are located in South Africa and work in two regions of priority – Aliwal Shoal and Mossel Bay.
Our core purpose is to conduct and support original shark research, conservation and education programs through strategic partnerships with marine scientists, postgraduate students, ecotourism operators and academic institutes.
Our focus extends to nurturing a new generation (of all ages) of shark scientists, professionals and enthusiasts. We achieve this through our great white shark research internship, learner outreach programs and expert guided shark edu-tours