Wildlife and Recreation Camera-Trapping Project
Haub School faculty members Dr. Joe Holbrook, Dr. Abby Sisneros-Kidd, and Dr. Drew Bennett are looking to hire an intern to help with a study on how non-motorized outdoor recreation influences how wildlife use habitat. The goals of the project are to better understand how non-motorized outdoor recreation impacts wildlife and inform the management of outdoor recreation to minimize potential impacts.
Drs. Holbrook, Sisneros-Kidd, and Bennett are looking to hire a student intern to assist with the wildlife and recreation project. Specific duties may include:
- Installing camera traps on properties in Wyoming
- Downloading and organizing camera trap data
- Analyzing camera trap data
- Communicating and coordinating with participating landowners and other stakeholders
- Assisting with the preparation of reports and scientific articles
- Completion of 2 years of relevant undergraduate coursework
- Able to commit to the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year as a student employee
- Comfortable traveling to a remote locations, driving on primitive ranch roads, hiking to camera sites, and working outdoors in variable weather conditions to conduct necessary fieldwork
- Ability to interact with participating landowners in a respectful and courteous manner that facilitates collaboration and transparency
- Self-starter with initiative who can make responsible decisions with minimal supervision
- Compensation of $12 per hour
- Opportunity to participate in scientific research that opens doors to graduate school
- Exposure to field and quantitative research methods
- Mentorship from Drs. Holbrook, Sisneros-Kidd, and Bennett
- Opportunity to receive academic credit for work
Please email a copy of your resume (with 3 references) and a roughly 1-page cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position and how you think it will benefit your career goals to Dr. Drew Bennett (email@example.com).
Application deadline: November 4th, 2019.