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  • Piping Plover/Least Tern Project Intern


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    • Employer: Maine Audubon
      Location: Southern Maine
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: No value
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    Interns monitor and manage endangered Piping Plovers and Least Terns on beaches in southern Maine under the supervision of the Seasonal Biologists and Outreach Coordinator.

    Duties include: locating nests, erecting fencing, tracking nest success and fledglings, monitoring predation, and conducting public outreach programs.  Internship is a volunteer position, though we will offer a small stipend to help offset expenses. Interns will develop skills in field biology, public outreach and education, and working as part of an endangered species recovery team. 

    The successful applicant will:

    • have experience working with birds,
    • have excellent observation skills,
    • be a diplomatic communicator,
    • be an enthusiastic educator willing and able to engage the public,
    • be able to walk extensively on soft substrates (sand beaches),
    • be able to lift and carry heavy equipment of 50 pounds or more,
    • have the ability and willingness to work outdoors on beaches in all weather conditions

    Position is for approximately 10 weeks during May, June and July.

    Status: Applications reviewed starting March 9. Position open until filled.

    How to Apply:  Email cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to hyoung@maineaudubon.org with PPLT Intern in the subject line.

     



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