Natural Areas and Wildlife Biology Intern
Recruitment # 2018-11-9334
Are you majoring in Biology or the Natural Resources and want to gain first-hand, real-world experience? If so, you may be perfect for the DNR Wildlife Biology/Natural Areas Internship Program. This opportunity with DNR offers interns valuable networking possibilities and on-the-job experience.
SALARY RANGE: Sophomore and under: $2,349 per month
Junior: $2,523 per month
Senior: $2,697 per month
Graduate student: up to $3,219 per month
*DNR provides housing in some locations or a $500/month (maximum of three months) housing stipend if free housing is not available.
TYPE OF POSITION: One available position
Exempt Position: Non-permanent, Part-time to Full-time (minimum 16 hours and up to 40 hours/week)
Three month duration: April to June
POSITION PROFILE:This unique position will work primarily with the DNR Southeast Region Natural Areas Program but will also have the opportunity to work with the Southeast Region Wildlife Biologist on select projects. The Natural Areas Program is responsible for over 15,000 acres of across 15 sites that support rare and sensitive plant species, animals, and high quality native ecosystems. This intern will assist staff in ecological restoration projects, invasive species management, and data collection. These duties will be performed primarily under the direct supervision of Natural Areas Staff. Biologists in the DNR Forest Resources Program support region staff by providing consultation on land management activities that relate to wildlife habitat improvement and conservation. This portion of the internship will involve working directly with the Region Wildlife Biologist monitoring goshawk nest sites and conducting Northern spotted owl surveys across the region.
The internship program is designed to give students educational and hands-on field experience in a variety of duties that will include:
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