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Wildlife Monitoring Intern

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Conservation Northwest
1829 10th Ave W Suite B
Seattle, WA 98119
United States

Duties
· Manage all incoming data from summer and fall remote camera sites using Google Drive and Lightroom.
· Maintain camera installations for at least one survey area over the summer. Survey area is determined by intern and Program Coordinator.
· Occasionally fill in for volunteers on camera checks.
· Analyze data from the monitoring season and assist in writing the 2016 Field Season Report.
· Track data in ArcGIS.
· Work with Program Coordinator and remote camera teams to coordinate logistics and equipment needs throughout the summer and fall.
· Assist with logistical planning of the winter snow-tracking training and season.
· Share photos via flickr.
· Write a post for Conservation Northwest’s blog, “Scat!”

Timeline/Compensation
· Begin mid-June for training; 6 month commitment
· 15-20 hours/week
· Compensation: College credit and cutting edge experience; $400 stipend per quarter

Skills Required
· Coursework or experience in wildlife conservation and/or management
· Summer field experience – comfortable spending a day in the backcountry
· Excellent attention to detail
· Strong skills in ArcGIS
· Ability to work independently
· Comfortable managing a team of volunteers
· Experience with Google Drive data storage and Lightroom (preferred but not required)
· Ideally, access to a vehicle for travel to accommodate some field work

Management
· Aleah Jaeger, Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Program Coordinator: internship supervision
· Dave Moskowitz, Technical Lead: wildlife and data expert

To Apply
All application materials should be sent directly to Aleah Jaeger ([email protected]) with subject line “Monitoring Internship Application.” Deadline is June 10th.

Application Materials:
· Résumé
· One page Cover Letter expressing why you are interested in this internship and why you are a good fit
· One page writing sample
· Optional: applicable course list

Location

Conservation Northwest
1829 10th Ave W Suite B
Seattle, WA 98119
United States