[MARMAM] FWC Manatee Photo-identification Internship

Johnson, Jennifer Jennifer.Johnson at MyFWC.com
Wed Aug 15 10:55:53 PDT 2007


MANATEE PHOTO-IDENTIFICATION INTERNSHIP

     The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC)
Manatee Photo-identification program is looking for two detail-oriented
interns to serve during the upcoming winter session in St. Petersburg,
Florida.  

     Interns will primarily assist staff members in photographing
manatees and collecting behavioral and environmental data at sites
around Tampa Bay and assisting with lab-based photo-identification
tasks.  Other responsibilities may include but are not limited to data
entry, special projects, and outreach activities.  Interns are expected
to work four days per week for approximately eight hours each day.  This
internship provides a great opportunity to gain field and lab experience
at a government agency.

Qualifications: 
*	Working knowledge of SLR digital cameras, filters, and lenses
preferred
*	Must have basic computer proficiency; Microsoft Access literacy
preferred
*	Must be able to lift approximately 50 pounds of equipment
*	Some field research experience with animals preferred
*	Preference will be given to applicants who possess a valid U.S.
Driver's License  

Application Process: 

    We are currently accepting applications for the winter 2007-2008
session (December 1, 2007 - March 31, 2008).  Internships, which ideally
last four to five months, require a minimum three-month commitment.
Starting and ending dates are flexible.  Please indicate in your cover
letter the position for which you are applying and the dates you are
available.  Please send a hard copy of your resume with your cover
letter, college transcripts (unofficial are sufficient), list of three
references, and contact information to the following address:

Bill Arnold
FWC/FWRI
100 8th Avenue SE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3095

These intern positions are open until filled.  

*All positions are unpaid. Housing and transportation are NOT provided.



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Jennifer M. Johnson
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
Manatee Photo-Identification
100 8th Avenue SE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Jennifer.Johnson at MyFWC.com
http://research.MyFWC.com




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