04 February 2009

Audobon Texas Careers in Conservation internship

Audobon TexasThe institution: Mitchell Lake Audubon Center in San Antonio. This facility is located on a 1,200 acre natural area with a 600 acre lake and 600 acres of wetlands, ponds and uplands.

The program: Interns conduct on-the-ground research projects and assist in conservation education programs at the site. Each undergraduate student is assigned a research topic and is required to develop a proposal that includes background, justification and methodology.

  • 20 May - 3 July 2009

  • Stipend

  • Housing and partial travel allowance for students outside San Antonio area

  • Collaborate with graduate students and faculty from local universities currently conducting site-based research

  • Meet with conservation professionals employed by city, state, and federal agencies, along with businesses and other non-governmental organizations


  • Completion of two years of university study

  • Academic training in natural resources, natural sciences, environmental sciences, education, recreation, or related field is preferred

  • Natural history background and interest in environmental research or education is preferred

Deadline: 1 April 2009

More information: Email Iliana Pena at ipena@audobon.org

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