Gray Wolf Research Internship (3 positions), Idaho

Agency
The University of Idaho and University of Montana
Location
Idaho
Salary
$3,000 stipend
Start Date
06/04/2019
Last Date to Apply
02/25/2019
Description
The University of Idaho and University of Montana are hiring 3 interns for wolf research in Idaho, June 4-August 21, 2019. Interns will work and travel between three study sites throughout Idaho. Interns will survey wolf pack rendezvous site habitat, perform howling surveys, and collect wolf scat samples. Crews will tent camp while in study areas around the state and there may be optional housing available later in the summer for days off in northern Idaho. Incumbents will work nine days on five day off schedule. Stipend is $3,000 for the duration of the summer. Application materials are due by 5:00 pm (PST) on February 25, 2019.
Qualifications
Valid driver’s license, get along well with others in a field setting, with or without reasonable accommodations hike 8-12 miles per day for 9 days in a row, interact professionally with the public, camp for extended periods of time, experience navigating using a GPS and map in remote settings, experience with 4x4 trucks and driving in rugged conditions, ability to follow a rigid protocol and record detailed data in a field setting, experience entering data into an excel spreadsheets or access databases, ability to make decisions in the field when unable to contact a supervisor. Currently enrolled in or a recent graduate with an undergraduate degree in a natural resource field is preferred. If interested, send a resume and cover letter with contact information for 3-5 references. Excellent cover letters clearly demonstrate how you meet each of the Qualifications required for the position. Please give specific example(s) of instances that demonstrate your ability to make independent decisions in the field without supervision. Email your materials as 1 attachment to: Peter Rebholz Email: Prebholz02@gmail.com Project-related publications can be found at: https://www.uidaho.edu/cnr/faculty/ausband
Contact Person
Peter Rebholz
Contact eMail
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