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6 - living there today

Meltdown - The job of a lifetime!

Antarctic field camp

ARE YOU

  • Young, healthy and ready for a new challenge?
  • Happy to work long hours?

CAN YOU

  • Live without fast food, East Enders, a Playstation and the Premiership?
  • Cope with extreme cold and live with long, dark days and nights?

DO YOU

  • Work well as part of a team?
  • Mix easily with people from different backgrounds and ages?
  • Have a good sense of humour?
  • Enjoy outdoor activities and don’t mind getting your hands dirty?

WOULD YOU

  • Relish the chance of meeting penguins, seals, whales and albatrosses?

Apply now for a 12-month post working at Halley VI research station, Antarctica. Only applicants under 18 will be considered!

Complete the application form to persuade the recruiters that you (or a friend!) are just the person they are looking for. You might want to use your imagination to sell yourself!

Please note that this is not a real job vacancy and is designed to be a class exercise. To view current British Antarctic Survey job vacancies, go to
www.antarctica.ac.uk/employment/vacancies

Writing home

So you got the job? Write home and let your family know how you're getting on.

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