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