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Check out the job and internship opportunities relating to natural resources below! For a list of other career related links, visit Careers in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences.

WEEK OF August 28, 2014

Research Intern: Bird Cams 

 

The Bird Cams project at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology (AllAboutBirds.org/cams) is seeking a Cornell undergraduate to analyze prey data from our live cams, including the Cornell Red-tailed Hawk cam. Help develop and conceive research questions, collect data from live and archived recordings, analyze data, including data from citizen-science participants, and publish findings in collaboration with Cornell Lab staff and faculty. Must have close attention to detail, a strong interest in conducting research and analysis, and ability to think critically and work independently with guidance from mentors. Previous experience with statistical analysis is helpful. Ideal candidates will have experience watching birds and an interest in animal behavior, multimedia, and online communications. This is a paid internship at $10.00 per hour for approximately 5 hours per week (flexible) during the fall semester. Please contact Bird Cams project leader Charles Eldermire (cre9@cornell.edu) with a resume and a cover letter describing your interest in the internship and what you hope to gain from it.

Deadline: September 12, 2014. 

 

Communications Intern: Bird Cams

The Bird Cams project at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology (AllAboutBirds.org/cams) is seeking a Cornell undergraduate to interpret bird biology and behaviors observed on Bird Cams for the general public. Moderate live chats focused on Bald Eagles, feeder birds, wildlife of Sapsucker Woods, or other species; develop FAQs, video highlights, and interpretive materials; and be part of a team to develop new, innovative ways to engage viewers and build stronger connections to birds. Must have outstanding written and verbal communication skills, positive outlook and attitude, and strong interest in helping others to understand the beauty and complexity of birds and their environment. Ideal candidates will have a strong background in bird watching or animal behavior, a creative mind, and ability to interact patiently and positively online with people of all ages and backgrounds. Knowledge of raptors is a plus. This is a paid internship at $10.00 per hour for approximately 5 hours per week (flexible) during the fall semester. Please contact Bird Cams project leader Charles Eldermire (cre9@cornell.edu) with a resume and a cover letter describing your interest in the internship and what you hope to gain from it.

Deadline: September 12, 2014.

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