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Help Us Monitor Bird Populations

IBP monitors birds for conservation and research using a wide variety of survey techniques, including mist netting, point counts, nest monitoring, and radio-telemetry. Each year we offer internships and crew leader positions on multiple interesting projects around the US. For the spring/summer of 2015, we have the following openings:

Paid Positions

Biologist – Bird-Banding with the MAPS Program, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Crew Leader – Bumble Bee Surveys in the Central Sierra Nevada, California

Crew Leader – Riparian Bird and Bumble Bee Surveys in the Northern Sierra Nevada , California

Biologists (4 Positions) - Black-backed Woodpecker Monitoring and Multi-species Point Counts in the Sierra Nevada, California

Biologist (Multiple Positions) -- Spotted Owl, Northern Goshawk, and Black-backed Woodpecker Surveys in Burned Forest of the Sierra Nevada, California

Internships

Bird-Banding on the Pacific island of Saipan

Bird-Banding with the MAPS Program, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Bird-Banding with Boreal MAPS Program, Alberta, Canada - Positions filled

Back-country Point Counts in Pacific Northwest National Parks, Washington State

Black-backed Woodpecker Research in the Sierra Nevada, California

Bumble Bee Surveys in the Sierra Nevada, California

Wood-boring Beetle Research in the Sierra Nevada, California

Multiple Positions - Spotted Owl, Northern Goshawk, and Black-backed Woodpecker Surveys in Burned Forest of the Sierra Nevada, California

Additional Information

2015 MAPS Internship Information Packet

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What some of our past interns have said

"I learned a lot in this single summer and through it all, I realized that this is what I want to do with my life ... I really enjoyed being a part of this experience ... Thank you for giving me this experience which will take me far in my academic endeavors".

"[Our trainer] is a great biologist; she knows her stuff and patiently teaches it well. She's a wicked friend too, we love you".

"Very enjoyable teacher that loves working with birds and who I would be more than happy to work with again".

"I completely enjoyed my summer.. .and I cannot believe how much I learned".

"I really learned a lot from her (IBP biologist) for which I am very grateful".

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