Seabird Conservation Internship with Project Puffin

Project Puffin Internship offered in cooperation with the Audubon Society and Cornell's Laboratory of Ornithology


DATES: May 26 - August 15, 2014
STIPEND: $262/week
APPLICATION: Contact rborzik@audubon.org (607) 257-7308 ext: 13
PREREQUISITE (no exceptions): For all Cornell students with a major in biology, ecology, natural resources or similar field of interest; sophomore-senior preferred.
Read about Project Puffin: A Crazy Idea to Bring Back Atlantic Puffins Is a Success.
DESCRIPTION: An internship offered as part of National Audubon Society's Seabird Restoration Program. Work includes, but is not limited to: seabird diet studies, productivity monitoring, chick growth, seabird survival, telemetry and vegetation and predator management studies.

INTERNSHIP DETAILS: Positions require primitive camping and working on offshore islands. Days are long, and require a minimum of two, 3-hour observation stints each day in a small, wooden blind, weather permitting. All participants camp in the bird colonies (no electricity or running water; composting toilet only). Food and worker's comp are provided.

QUESTIONS?: rborzik@audubon.org (607) 257-7308 ext. 13
  



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