Northern bobwhite Intern-Florida

Agency
Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy
Location
Kenansville, Florida
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$230/week living stipend
Start Date
01/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
01/31/2017
Website
http://talltimbers.org/
Description
The Game Bird program at Tall Timbers Research Station is looking for an individual to assist with Northern Bobwhite trapping and Northern Bobwhite radio-telemetry during the fall/ winter season. In addition to daily monitoring of radio-tagged individuals this person will be responsible for participating in covey call surveys, small mammal trapping, and hawk surveys. Additional but less consistent duties may include assisting with outreach events and assisting various graduate students in their data collection. All trapping efforts are conducted at night while covey call surveys are conducted during pre-dawn hours, individuals interested in this position must be comfortable with odd hours and night work. We are seeking someone who is independent, motivated and who possesses a positive attitude.
Qualifications
Qualifications: 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) Experience with telemetry preferred. 5) Individuals need a valid driver's license and have a good driving record. Benefits: 1) Free housing is available on site. 2) Compensation: $230/week ($920/month) 3) Starting Date: January 1st 2018 (Flexible) 4) Position Length: 16 weeks 5) Last Date to apply: Open until filled Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references via email in the form of a single pdf named by the following format “LastName_FirstName.pdf”
Contact Person
Emily Prosser
Contact eMail
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