The Game Bird program at Tall Timbers Research Station is looking for up to 3 individuals 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, interns will be responsible for participating in covey call surveys 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. On-site housing is provided and start dates are flexible.
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 conducting telemetry, operating ATVs and 4x4 vehicles, and computer experience is preferred, but not required.
4) Individuals must possess a valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
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”