Jump to content
Ornithology Exchange
  • Coastal Conservation Research Program Intern


    lferguson
    • Employer: The Wetlands Institute
      Location: New Jersey
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 02/15/2019
      Open Until Filled: No

    The Coastal Conservation Research Program (CCRP) offers a 10-week summer internship program for undergraduate students hosted at The Wetlands Institute on the Cape May Peninsula of southern New Jersey. Located on 6,000 acres of coastal salt marsh and in close proximity to Atlantic coast barrier island and Delaware Bay beaches, The Wetlands Institute promotes research, education, and conservation through a variety of community-engagement projects, educational programs, and field studies related to coastal birds, diamondback terrapins, horseshoe crabs, and coastal and wetland ecosystem dynamics.

    For more than 20 years, hundreds of college and university students from over 100 academic institutions throughout the United States and abroad have participated in CCRP as research interns. Research interns work closely with research scientists on a wide variety of projects, participate in outreach activities, conduct independent research projects, and present results at our Annual Intern Symposium.

    In 2019, CCRP research interns will have the opportunity to participate in projects that may include:

    ·         Diamondback Terrapin Research and Conservation

    ·         Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Research and Conservation

    ·         Surveys of Breeding Birds in Coastal Habitats

    ·         Wetland Condition Monitoring in the Coastal Salt Marshes

    Research interns will receive a stipend ($160/week). Limited housing is available in Institute dorms. Personal transportation is required.

    Application & Contact Information

    Students applying for a research internship should be completing their sophomore, junior, or senior year at a college or university and be interested in biological research as a career. The internship period runs from late-May through early-August. Students should be available for the duration of the term.

    All applicants must submit a complete application package consisting of the following:

    1) Completed application form (download at: http://wetlandsinstitute.org/research/ccrp/)
    2) Resume
    3) Copy of college transcript (unofficial copy is accepted)
    4) Statement of Interest
    5) One letter of recommendation (can be submitted separately by your reference)

    Please carefully review the 2019 Intern Application for more program and application details at http://wetlandsinstitute.org/research/ccrp/.

    Application deadline is February 15, 2019.



    User Feedback

    Recommended Comments

    There are no comments to display.



    Join the conversation

    You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
    Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

    Guest
    Add a comment...

    ×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

      Only 75 emoji are allowed.

    ×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

    ×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

    ×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Help

    You can edit your own job posts if you sign in before you post. To edit a posted job: sign in, scroll to the bottom, and click "Edit".

    If you need help with anything, post in the Jobs Board Support forum for fastest service or Contact Us.

    You must be signed in to view the Jobs Board Support forum. Sign In.

×
×
  • Create New...