Ocean Mammal Institute

Registration Information for
OMI Research Internship 2021

January 4, 2021 to January 21, 2021

Important Considerations:
The Application Process:
  1. Complete this registration form via the Internet. (Once you press the submit button at the bottom of the form your answers to the “Selective Questions” cannot be changed.) NOTE: Please make only one application with all requested information filled in.
    (If you prefer not to register online, or there are errors in your application, please contact omicoordinator@gmail.com)
  2. Pay a deposit of $150.00 using PayPal or with a check made out to “OMI”.     Click here for Internship Payments
  3. OMI will review the application after the deposit and the registration form are both received.
  4. If you are NOT selected to attend the Internship your deposit will be refunded in total.
  5. If you are selected to attend the Internship your space will be considered filled only after full payment is received by OMI.
  6. You can pay the total due by PayPal (with or without a PayPal account), or with a check to OMI.
    (NOTE: Only VERIFIED PayPal Accounts can send more than $2000 (total) per month.)
  7. Remember: You are responsible for your own airfare and food costs.

Ocean Mammal Institute is now offering a payment plan option! Below is our payment policy including our new payment plan option:

Payment Policy:

The first payment is a $150 deposit paid at the time of application.
The second installment is a $700 payment made after acceptance into the program.
The third payment of $700 can be made at a point determined by the intern and chief operations manager.
The fourth payment of $700 can be made at a point determined by the intern and chief operations manager.
The fifth (final) payment of $700 must be made by October 15, 2020.
All payments are subject to the OMI cancellation policy as indicated below.

Cancellation Policy:

Registration Form for OMI Research Internship 2021

YES! I would like to register for:   Field Research on the Hawaiian Humpback Whale

Arrive January 4, 2021 and depart January 21, 2021.

Here is My Info:     ( If a field is Not Applicable, please type: NA )

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Home Address: 
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Your School Name: 
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For Credit: Will you be applying for college credit through your school?
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Age:   Age on 1/1/2021         Gender:   Male    Female
Comments or Questions: 

My Pledge to OMI:  I understand that research is the priority during this internship and that I will be asked to leave if my behavior interferes with this research.
My Initials:     Date:   ( MM/DD/YYYY )
If Under Age 18: Name of Parent/Guardian:
Note: If you are accepted, we will need their written permission for your participation.

Selective Questions:

1. What is your field of study?
2. Why should you be selected to attend this internship? (Limit to 150 words. Do not use apostrophes or quotation marks.)
3. List 3 References. Provide their name, relationship to you, their phone number and e-mail address.

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Regarding My Deposit

I plan to send my $150 deposit to OMI via:    Paypal    Check

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Know that Whales and Dolphins are VERY Intelligent!

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