Volunteer and Internship Opportunities: Yellowstone ~ Bioblogia.net

2 de marzo de 2005

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities: Yellowstone

Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Section
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Responsibilities: Assist with operations of Yellowstone National Park Aquatics Program. Duties will include assistance with native cutthroat trout and arctic grayling preservation and restoration projects; eradication of nonnative fish species, lake and stream inventory and monitoring for fish, macroinvertebrates, and water quality; research on effects of invasive exotic species; and assistance with data entry and verification.
Qualifications: Applicant must show evidence of coursework and/or work experience in an area of aquatic ecology and/or fisheries. Must demonstrate a strong professional interest in these areas. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. Work is often performed by backpacking or by using horses to move equipment to and from remote locations in the backcountry. Work is often performed using boats, rafts, canoes, and other watercraft. The incumbent may assist team members in the use of electroshocking equipment to collect fish.
Salary: Paid housing. Compensation for some other living expenses may also be provided depending on funding availability.
Closing Date: March 31, 2005. Positions are to begin May -September. Applicants with the ability to stay for a long period (10-12 weeks or more) will be favored.
Contact: Send cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references, and unofficial transcripts (e-mail attachments
acceptable) to:
Todd M. Koel, Ph.D.
Supervisory Fisheries Biologist
Center for Resources
P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
E-mail: todd_koel@nps.gov

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