Two interns are needed June through August to assist with monitoring and research of wolves in the Idaho Panhandle. Interns will assist in the following activities: maintaining remote cameras, collecting scat samples for DNA analysis, and monitoring radio-collared wolves via ground telemetry. Interns will work 10 days on/4 days off and will be provided a field vehicle, remote housing (running water, but no cell service or internet), and a food stipend of $500/month.
-be physically fit (e.g., able/willing to carry 50lbs 10 miles with 3000’ elevation gain),
-be able to navigate unimproved forest service roads with a 4wd truck and a gps unit,
-have a clean driving record,
-be willing to camp and work alone in grizzly bear country,
-have some college level coursework in a natural sciences field,
-have strong organizational skills and the desire to collect accurate field data,
-get along well with others, and
-be willing to work long days in the field and be held to a high standard.
EMAIL a cover letter (indicate dates of availability), resume, and 3 references in ONE document with “wolf volunteer” in the subject line to:
Sr. Wildlife Research Biologist
Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game
Review of applications will begin the week of April 21st.