"Being surrounded in such a fun and positive environment learning about sharks everyday!"
"Ability to get a wide variety of experiences and the people at the station were great to work with."
"I enjoyed every minute of my time at Sharklab and found it very enlightening, both from a "practical learning" and "human adventure" point of viewe. I shall always remember my month there and use wisely what I learned, especially on future shark tagging campaigns. I'd love to come back for more...if you'd have me!! Thank you!"
"Island life is absolutely amazing!!!! I loved everything about the work, and the people, an the island. It was an awesome time I will never forget."
"The people I met, the work I did, and the skills I learned about life and sharks! I should have never left!"
"The food was always delicious and meal times were always nice bonding times."
"Sharkies! Emily is a really great manager, and awesome nurse! Kristine is a very hard worker who can make everyone laugh... and great assistants."
"I loved the amount of amazing things I got the chance to see, as well as the confidence and inspiration it gave me to continue on my intended career path."
"I loved the people that were there at the same time as me as they really made the experience a lot better. I feel the volunteers and the managers helped create a really good atmosphere that made everybody feel at home so they could have the best possible time."
"I am not sure you can go anywhere else and do so many different things day to day."
"I liked how we rotated jobs so everyone got to do a little bit of everything. The other volunteers and the staff were incredible and made the experience wonderful."
"I enjoyed the atmosphere the most. Everyone works well as a team, down to outtings on day's off to dinner every night. The staff members were always warm and approachable which made the Lab a very fun place to be!! The Lab was very organised which made tasks easier and more efficient. I already miss the staff and my fellow volunteers!!!!"
"The Sharklab is a place that I have come to love. Everyone here becomes a family and it is something that is very special and unique. I have made lifelong friends and memories that I will cherish for the rest of my life. I learned so much here and gained valuable experiences that I could not have gotten anywhere else."
"Honestly, I couldn't pick one thing out... loved the people, the skills we learned, the time spent out on the water, and working with the sharks.. literally loved it all"
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