Media and Public Relations

Academic Credits





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Communication and public engagement are crucial tools towards the success of Archipelagos’ conservation efforts. The media and public relations team creates material on biodiversity, environmental conservation and public health issues through various platforms, with the goal of raising awareness and effecting change. Focusing on various subjects, interns take part in a range of projects, collaborating with different scientific teams. The main fields of activity include:

·        Creating press releases for newspapers, online media, TV and radio

·        Increasing awareness of local and global environmental issues through social media

·        Promoting and encouraging environmental conservation on an individual level through social media

·        Creating informational material and updates regarding Archipelagos

·        Expanding Archipelagos’ partnerships through networking

·        Designing environmental education material, fundraising campaigns and events

Applicant profile:

·        At least one year of college or university studies in the fields of art or science

·        Proficiency using and managing social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram)

·        Experience in public relations and/or journalistic writing

·        Excellent organizational and time-management skills

·        High standard of work 

·        Fluency in English

·        Ability to work both individually and as part of a dynamic, multi-cultural team

·        Sincere desire to work towards Archipelagos’ conservation efforts 

·        Motivation to live in a small island community


A minimum duration of 3 months is highly recommended for all participants, although shorter placements can be tailored to the needs of groups and individuals. Placements can last as long as 12 months.


Archipelagos’ research bases and stations in the eastern Aegean Sea, on the islands of Samos, Lipsi, Ikaria, Leros, Arki, Marathi and Oinousses. Placements may also include working on board of one of our research boats.

Placement fee:

Monthly fees of 650 euro include:

Living expenses (shared accommodation, all meals, wi-fi)

Use of equipment & research boats

Transport for working purposes

Greek language lessons

Students and recent graduates are advised to explore possible funding through their universities, by getting in touch with the Finance / International Relations / Placement/ Erasmus+ Offices at their Universities or other relevant grant providing organizations in their region.

*Travelling costs are NOT included and are covered by the participant.

Application details:

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How To Apply

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