2014 Summer Interns Needed for Wolf Monitoring

Multi-species Baseline Initiative

2014 Summer Interns Needed for Wolf Monitoring

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.

Interns must:
-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.

To apply:

EMAIL a cover letter (indicate dates of availability), resume, and 3 references in ONE document with “wolf volunteer” in the subject line to:

Lacy Robinson
Sr. Wildlife Research Biologist
Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game

Review of applications will begin the week of April 21st.

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