CONSERVATION RESEARCH PAID INTERNSHIPS:
The Conservation Research Program at the Institute for Applied Ecology (www.appliedeco.org) will be hiring up to five interns this summer for field work and related activities. Our paid positions are intended to provide field experience to individuals considering conservation biology or restoration ecology as a career. Internships are partially supported by the Native Plant Society of Oregon, and interns are encouraged to write a short article for the NPSO Bulletin and contribute to our research blog.
Interns will work on a variety of projects throughout the state of Oregon, including rare plant habitat surveys, threatened and endangered species research and monitoring, and invasive species research. Position is based in Corvallis, Oregon, but approximately 50% of the work is conducted out-of-town/overnight, (accommodations include hotels and camping). During height of field season, crew will be expected to work 8-14 day schedule at remote field sites. Internships will start the week ofApril 11th. Internships will last until July 22nd, with the potential for an extension.
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Compensation: $11.00/hr, paid monthly, plus travel expenses associated with overnight field work (food and lodging). Housing in Corvallis is not provided.
TO APPLY: Applications should be compiled into a single PDF document and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later thanFriday, January 29th, 2016. In the subject line, write: “Conservation Research Intern Application”. Include a letter of interest stating when you will be available to start work (this is a MUST), resume, transcripts (unofficial is fine), and the names and contact information for three references. AT LEAST ONE reference must be from a supervisor from a work experience. If you are applying to more than one position at IAE, you will need to submit applications in separate e-mails.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Non-U.S. residents must also include a copy of their work visa. Applications will be considered upon receipt. Please direct all inquiries to email@example.com.