Northern Bobwhite Intern: Florida

Agency
Tall Timbers Research Station
Location
Tallahassee
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$295/week
Last Date to Apply
11/15/2022
Description
The Game Bird Program at Tall Timbers Research station is looking for two individuals (one starting in December and one in January) to assist with northern bobwhite trapping, translocation efforts and radio-telemetry. Trapping efforts will involve pre-baiting trap sites, mapping trap locations, checking traps at night, banding, attaching radio transmitters and data entry. The individual will also assist in bi-monthly hawk surveys. Additional but not consistent duties may include assisting with outreach events and assisting various graduate students with data collection. 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. Interested applicant please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references via email in the form of a single pdf or word document named by the following format “Lastname_Firstname”
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) 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. Benefits: 1) Free housing is available on site. 2) Start dates flexible (one position in December, one in January) 3) Position Length: 16 weeks with possibility of extension. 4) Last Date to apply: Open until filled
Contact Person
Michael Hazelbaker
Contact eMail
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