We are seeking (2) interns to assist a graduate student investigating translocation of Northern bobwhite in Texas as part of a larger translocation effort across Texas, Florida, and Georgia. The field season will begin in early-March and end in September (start and end date flexible). Main duties will include trapping, monitoring bobwhite via radio telemetry, and data entry. Other duties, such as routine equipment maintenance, will be required at the request of the supervisor. Fieldwork will be conducted on a private ranch near Archer City, Texas with housing provided.
Fieldwork sometimes requires early mornings and late nights; therefore, the applicant must be comfortable working independently after dark. This position also entails exposure to the elements and biting insects while conducting duties. We are seeking someone who is motivated, personable and can interact positively with landowners and hunters. Ability to work in small teams and be attentive to detail is a must. A clean driving record is required. A work vehicle and an ATV are provided.
• Degree in/working toward a degree in wildlife management, ecology, or a related discipline.
• Interest in game bird ecology & management.
• Teamwork oriented with clear, direct communication & interpersonal skills.
• Previous experience operating ATV’s is preferred.
• Individuals need a valid driver's license & a clean driving record.
Please submit a 1-page cover letter, resume, and 3 references in a single PDF to Hkeff@ttu.edu by 01/31/2021. Please write “NOBO Internship” in the subject line.