Marine Liaison and Fisheries Intern

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 3/29/2017

TE Connectivity Eatontown, NJ

Eatontown, NJ
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree



TE SubCom (SubCom), a TE Connectivity Ltd. company, is an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology and marine services, and a leading global supplier for today s undersea communications requirements. As a vertically integrated supplier, SubCom designs, manufactures, deploys, and maintains the industry s most reliable fiber optic cable systems. Its solutions include long-haul and regional systems, repeaterless networks, capacity upgrades, offshore oil and gas, and scientific research applications. SubCom brings end-to-end network knowledge and global experience to support on-time delivery and the needs of customers worldwide. To date, the company has deployed more than 100 cable systems and enough subsea communication cable to circle the Earth 15 times at the Equator. For more information visit

TE SubCom is seeking a Marine Liaison and Fisheries Intern for the summer of 2017 in our Eatontown, NJ location. The position in within the Marine Services organization to support undersea telecom cable route planning and protection against fishing and anchoring risks. Job reports to a Sr. Manager within Marine Services


Responsibilities and Qualifications:


*Assist SubCom with our marine liaison initiatives with fishing groups and vessel operators to inform them of the presence of submarine cables to avoid damage.

*Use of SubCom s web based Automatic Identification System (AIS) system used to track vessels near cables, set alarms, and notify vessels.

*Potentially program new features and report formats.

*Accompany marine Liaison and Fisheries team on port visits to meet with fishing fleets and operators to learn of new trends that could threaten cables.


*Current student in pursuit of a Bachelor's Degree in Science/Marine Science or Engineering from an accredited university or school.

*Focus on fishing or vessel operations.

*Strong computer and programming, GIS and mapping skills.

*Familiarity with Automatic Identification System (AIS) and radar tracking of vessels of interest is preferable, but not required.