Intern Position -
A Unique Opportunity with ORI
Full time temporary internship position available with the Owl Research Institute for spring 2020.
The intern will work on species including but not limited to Short-eared owls, Long-eared owls, Great Gray owls, Northern Pygmy owls, and Boreal owls. Projects will include surveys, nest searching, nest monitoring, banding, habitat surveys, data entry and analysis, and more. Projects and duties will be dependent on owl breeding success. Interns will be working under the supervision and guidance of senior owl biologists.
Housing is provided, if needed, at our rustic field station near Charlo, MT.
Approximately 3/15/20 - 7/15/20.
Enthusiasm for owls and willingness to learn. Excellent work ethic, strong observation skills and attention to detail are a must. Proven ability to collect and record scientific data. Degree or coursework in wildlife biology, ecology, or similar preferred. Prior field experience preferred. Ability to work outside in inclement weather, hot sun, insects, bears etc. early mornings, late nights, long days, including hiking, driving, ATV. Ability to work alone and as a team. Having your own reliable vehicle is necessary and miles driven for work will be compensated. The start and end dates can be slightly flexible for the right candidate.
How to apply:
Please email a concise letter, resume, and references to . No phone calls please. Position open until 3/15/2020.