Howler Monkey Rehabilitation Intern

Location
Near David Panama, nestled on 40 acres in a biological corridor connecting two areas of rainforest.
Salary
Unpaid
Posted
Aug 04, 2017
Closes
Oct 02, 2017
Employment Type
Internship
Salary Type
Unpaid

A primary threat to mantled howler monkeys (Alouatta palliata) is the illegal wildlife trade throughout Panama. At Conservation Institute of Panama, Inc, confiscated howlers are given a second chance through rehabilitation, reintroduction, and release. CIP is nestled outside of David, Panama and provides the mantled howler monkeys with access to their native habitat. Interns will aid in daily animal care, rehabilitation walks, research on wild howler monkey troops, and surveys regarding the biodiversity of the area.

Qualifications/Experience-

Due to the nature of this line of work, adequate physical fitness is required. Interns must be driven with a good work ethic and willingness to learn. This is a group environment with independent work. Interns need to be capable of working in a team setting, as well as individually. Interns with coursework or a BA/BSc in the biological or environmental sciences are preferred.

Cost of the Program-

$150/week with a 4-week minimum stay will provide food and housing.

Application and Deadline-

Rolling admission. The first qualified applicants will fill positions. This is an on-going call for interns. Please inquire about current vacancies. Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for two references to jimkilloran@conservation-pa.org