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Ventana Wildlife Society's
Big Sur Eco-Week Internship

Must be at least 18 years old. Under 18 years of age, see Condor Wilderness Camp

Thank you for your interest in this program. All eco-week positions have been filled for 2014. We look forward to selecting 16 more interns in 2015, so please watch for our next call for applications around the start of the new year.

2014 Eco-Week Dates
May 19-23
June 16-20
July 14-18
August 11-15

Applications are now being accepted.
Closing date: March 28, 2014

Ventana Ventana Wildlife is offering up to 16 ONE-WEEK VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP opportunities in beautiful Big Sur, California for those interested in learning more about a wildlife management and research career. Selected candidates will assist with a California Condor restoration program and selected avian research and education projects. This internship is an excellent opportunity to work directly with professional biologists and naturalists, gain exposure to endangered species management, learn a variety of avian research techniques, and explore the central California coast in five fun-filled days.

Interns will:
• Have the rare opportunity for a close encounter with California Condors,
a critically endangered species with the largest wingspan of any north american land bird.
• Track condors through the use of radio telemetry.
• Collect condor movement and behavior data.
• Place supplemental food for the condors, in remote locations.
• Possibly monitor condor nests.

No experience is necessary, but candidates should:
• Be 18 years or older.
• Have an interest in birds.
• Enjoy being outdoors.
• Be physically fit.

Internships will be filled giving preference to local college students pursuing a career in avian or wildlife ecology, with a focus on education and/or research. Selected interns are responsible for their own food and transportation to Andrew Molera State Park in Big Sur. A campsite is provided.

Email, fax or mail application to:

CondorVentana Wildlife Society
Eco-Week Internship
19045 Portola Dr Ste F1
Salinas CA 93908
Fax 831-455-2846