Loyola University Chicago

Department of Biology

Opportunities Abroad

Volunteer Opportunities Abroad by GoEco

Oceans Research Unit in Mossel Bay, South Africa

Eko Tracks offers 6 credit study abroad courses: Veterinary Field Study and Wildlife Conservation; internships in Park & Wildlife Management, Carnivore Conservation, and Marine Biology; and volunteer opportunities in Wildlife Care and Veterinary Volunteer. Eko Tracks Program Flyer

Galapagos Field Course - Application Deadline is Sept 15!

The application deadline for the international field course, Tropical Biology in the Galapagos, is almost two weeks away!  The class size is capped at 12 students, but a few spots are still available.  The course will take place in Ecuador on January 1-12, 2018.  The majority of the class will be spent living aboard a motor yacht exploring the Galapagos archipelago.  The itinerary also includes a two-night stay on Santa Cruz Island.  Full details are available at this website

The application deadline is September 15, 2017, so interested students should apply soon.  All applications must be submitted electronically through the USM Office of Study Abroad.  More information about the application process can be found here

If you or your students have any questions, please let me know.  Best wishes to your Fall semester! 


Darcie Graham

Graduate Program & Grant Coordinator

Division of Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

School of Ocean Science and Technology

University of Southern Mississippi

703 East Beach Drive; Ocean Springs, MS 39564

Phone: 228.818.8887

Fax: 228.818.8894

Website: usm.edu/ocean