Job Description: The Game Bird Program at Tall Timbers Research Station is looking for an individual to assist with northern bobwhite radio-telemetry (i.e., bobwhite tracking) during the breeding season. Beyond normal radio-tracking, daily monitoring of nests and broods will be required as well as assistance tracking bobwhite quail chicks via frequent radio telemetry. This individual(s) will also be responsible for assisting with brood captures, bi-monthly hawk surveys and small mammal trapping and invertebrate sampling via pit fall traps. Additional but not consistent duties may include assisting with outreach events and assisting various graduate students with data collection. Work hours can be long and schedule may vary, some weekend work will be required. This individual must not be bothered working in conditions that are often hot, humid and buggy. We are seeking someone who is independent but can also work with others, motivated and who possesses a positive attitude.
1) B.S. in wildlife or related field or working toward a B.S. degree
2) An interest in game bird ecology and management.
3) Previous field research and computer experience is preferred.
4) Individuals need a valid driver's license and have a good driving record.
5) Experience with data entry using Microsoft products (e.g., Access and Excel) is preferred.
1) Free housing is available on site.
2) Compensation: $230/week ($920/month)
3) Starting Date: 1 May 2018 (Flexible)
4) Position Length: 16 weeks with possibility of extension.
5) Last Date to apply: Open until filled
To Apply: Please submit the following material via emai:
1) Cover letter (1 page) clearly stating career goals and interest in game birds
2) Detailed resume with a minimum of 3 references (please indicate your relationship to each)
**Electronic submissions/inquires only - Please submit applications in a SINGLE PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note in the subject of the email that you are applying to the Bobwhite Internship.