Monika Aleknaite

Ecology / Environmental Protection Technology and Management

Duration of Internship: August 2015 - October 2015

Funded by ERAMSUS+

Monika Aleknaite


B.Sc. Ecology, Vilnius University, Lithuania (2012 - 2016)

M.Sc. Environmental Protection Technology and Management, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania (2016 - On-going) 


Monika is a dynamic personality characterised by positive attitude and motivation in what she does. Doing lost of volunteering activities and sports have enabled her to develop strong communication social and teamwork skills.



During her three month internship at MER Lab, Monika had the opportunity to adapt knowledge gained doing her BSc in Ecology obtained from Vilnius University. She participated in sediment and water analyses, sorted macrofauna samples and learned basic microscopy and taxonomy skills, monitored the growth of organisms and carried out field work. She gained information about the marine environment and the culture of Cyprus.



She has had a highly enjoyable, positive and exciting experience at MER Lab and has taken her first steps in her career as an Environmentalist setting strong basis for advancing her academic career. Monika is now enrolled in an MSc Program with Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.


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