1 de septiembre de 2004


The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) Manatee Photo-identification Program is looking for one or two detail-oriented interns or volunteers 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 in 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.
Must be a college junior or senior for internship credit, volunteers do not need to meet this qualification; Working knowledge of 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 given to applicants who possess a valid Florida driver's license and those willing to obtain a valid Florida driver's license before the session begins.
Application Process:
We are currently accepting applications for the winter 2004/2005 session (November 1, 2004-March 31, 2005). 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. Please send a hard copy of your resume with your cover letter, college transcripts (unofficial are sufficient if not applying for internship credit), list of three references, and contact information to the following address:
Bill Arnold
100 8th Avenue SE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3095
This intern position is open until filled.
*All positions are unpaid. Housing and transportation are NOT provided.

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