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<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="abstract1"><b><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#051930;font-style:normal">Manatee Internships</span></b></span><span class="abstract1"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#051930;font-style:normal">-Blake
 Faucett<o:p></o:p></span></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="abstract1"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#051930;font-style:normal">Southeast manatee field station is currently seeking candidates for one 2020
</span></span><span class="highlight"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#051930">intern</span></span><span class="abstract1"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#051930;font-style:normal">ship! 
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="highlight"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#051930">Intern</span></span><span class="abstract1"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#051930;font-style:normal">s</span></span><span class="abstract1"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#051930">
</span></span><span class="abstract1"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#051930;font-style:normal">will assist with manatee rescue, carcass salvage, and research in South Florida.</span></span><i><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#212121"><o:p></o:p></span></i></p>
<p><span style="color:#051930"> </span><span style="color:#212121"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p><span style="color:#051930">The Southeast Field lab is offering one <span class="highlight">
intern</span>ship: a 6-month term beginning in February. The expected start date for the
<span class="highlight">intern</span>ship is February 18th, 2020. Start dates will be flexible. Working hours are typically 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 40 hours a week, with some nights and weekends required. The position is in Tequesta (east coast of Florida, just north
 of Palm Beach). The <span class="highlight">intern</span>’s duties include assisting with manatee rescue, carcass salvage, and research in South Florida.
<span class="highlight">Intern</span>s will assist with manatee and cetacean field necropsies, temperature monitoring research, and conduct manatee photo ID.
<span class="highlight">Intern</span>s will also complete mortality and rescue reports and assist with other office and public outreach work as needed. To perform the duties of the position,
<span class="highlight">intern</span>s will operate trucks, trailers, and boats up to 22' in length. The
<span class="highlight">intern</span> is required to complete a project and present a 10-15 minute presentation at the end of their
<span class="highlight">intern</span>ship.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p><strong><span style="color:#051930">Qualifications:</span></strong><span style="color:#212121"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p><span style="color:#051930">Junior or senior college students and recent graduates are eligible. Applicants should have some research field experience; be able to drive large trucks; be computer literate; be comfortable speaking to the public; and be proficient
 in the use of digital cameras, telephoto lenses, and filters. Previous animal-handling experience is preferred. Ability to trailer flatbeds and boats, as well as operate watercraft up to 22' in length is desirable.
<span class="highlight">Intern</span>s must possess a valid driver's license, be able to lift 50 pounds, and be able to swim. Applicants should understand that this
<span class="highlight">intern</span>ship will require them to be wet, dirty, and outdoors in all weather conditions. This internship is unpaid. Housing is not provided.
<span class="highlight">Intern</span>s must provide their own transportation to and from the field station.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#051930">If you are interested in applying for an internship with the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, the following information is required:</span></b><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#051930"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#051930">A list of three references<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#051930">An unofficial copy of your academic transcript<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#051930">Please send these items as e-mail attachments to:
</span><a href="mailto:Interns@MyFWC.com"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:blue">Interns@MyFWC.com</span></a><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#051930"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p><span style="color:#051930">Or mail hard copies to:<br>
<strong></strong><br>
<span class="highlight">Intern</span>ship Coordinator<br>
Fish and Wildlife Research Institute<br>
100 Eighth Avenue SE<br>
St. Petersburg, FL 33701-5020</span><span style="color:#212121"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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