13 Aug 10
Joana Nunes / email@example.com
BRinK is looking for research volunteers to work with a team of qualified zoologists to perform baseline field research, monitoring and documenting different areas of biology and ecology in Kuzikus Wildlife Reserve. Kuzikus is a 10,000ha reserve in the Kalahari Desert with red sand, savannah, salt pans, grass dune and waterholes providing various habitats for diverse flora and fauna.
There are four 4-week projects available, with full training, research equipment, transfers, accommodation and food included.
• Large mammal abundance and habitat distribution
• Animal tracking methods and uses in surveying
• Reptile surveying, identification and habitat differences
• Collect and display diverse arthropod specimens
To apply fill in an application form online and submit a method proposal (your suggested method to meet the aims of the project you have selected).
Closing date for applications: 13th August 2010.
This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience of field work techniques, equipment, data analysis, report writing, public presentations and local conservation practice.
What you will experience:
• live in a bushcamp, in a small community close to nature, using renewable energy
• go on daily research trips out to the veldt
• learn tracking skills & bush behavior
• get close to and learn about African wildlife
• understand ecosystem management
For more information see www.brink-namibia.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands Conservation Internship x4
Madagascar and Comoros
Volunteer/Fixed Term Contract
30 Nov 10
Patricia Davis / email@example.com
Following 5 years of highly successful community-driven marine resource management initiatives in the Indian Ocean Islands, C3 has developed a strong regional network of projects and now has four positions available for interns to work on an international placement at both our Comoros and Madagascar offices. This will provide a unique opportunity to gain insight into the reality of coastal and marine biodiversity management in two contrasting developing island nations. With the chance for hands-on socio-economic and ecological field research, capacity-building for local partner institutions, design and implementation of social marketing campaigns and a chance for keen writers to publish research findings, this internship provides a well-rounded and practical experience perfect for building a career in international marine conservation.
Candidates should send in a CV and brief cover letter to Patricia Davis : firstname.lastname@example.org
Limited places are available from July 2010, year-round. See www.c-3.org.uk/internships.php for more details and please read the Internship Brief before applying.
Financial assistance may be available for applicants with sea turtle monitoring experience.