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    Farallon Program Research Internship


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    • Employer: Point Blue Conservation Science
      Location: Petaluma, California
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: No value
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    Point Blue is looking for one full-time Farallon Program Research Intern to become part of the longest continuous study of seabird and marine mammal ecology in the Northern Hemisphere.  This position is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic entry level scientist to advance their skills in field research, data management, analysis, logistics, and scientific communication.

    The Farallon Program Research Internship is a year-long paid appointment that will split their time between field research on the Farallon Islands and a variety of office based research and support tasks that advance the strategic conservation goals of Point Blue’s Farallon Program. The internship includes: Field research (40%) assisting with the long-term monitoring of the population, breeding success, diet, and timing of breeding of Farallon seabirds and pinnipeds; Office work (40%) assisting with data entry/proofing, data management, lab work, and scientific communications;  Capstone research project (10%) conducting an independent study that supports the strategic goals of the Farallon Program; and other duties as assigned (10%).

    Preferred candidates will have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in biology, ecology, or related field, knowledge of biological research methods and techniques, experience with data entry and data management software, and an enthusiasm for field work in a remote setting. For more information check out the detailed position announcement at https://www.pointblue.org/about-us/careers/.

    Starting date is April 1, 2019. To apply, please email a resume, a cover letter explaining your interests, and 3 professional references to Pete Warzybok (pwarzybok@pointblue.org).

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