Tin Mountain Conservation Center is a non-profit organization providing environmental programs that foster greater awareness and understanding of the natural environment for school children, adults, and families. Interns will be paired with staff mentors who will provide orientation, establish weekly work plans, and help network with other organizations.
The Avian Crew Leader will organize the avian ecology and resident bird study interns. The position will involve banding birds/nestlings, re-sighting birds, point counts, nest box grid survey, and nest searching. Prior bird handling and experience with GIS/GPS and some statistics are preferred. In addition to the field research, the avian crew leader will take on a supervisory role for the two projects, overseeing and coordinating the day-to-day logistics. The successful candidate will work in conjunction with staff to ensure the projects stay on track and that weekly benchmarks are reached. The ideal candidate will have worked a minimum 1-2 field seasons, preferably on a team.
The avian crew leader internship runs May-August.
Compensation is $1250/month plus housing.
Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter, including dates of availability, to Nora Dufilho (firstname.lastname@example.org