Job title: Mauritius Islands Restoration Internship Programme 2024
Company: Durrell Conservation Trust
Job description: Job Description We are offering a great opportunity for early career or aspiring conservation biologists from the southwest Indian Ocean region to be part of a one-year remunerated internship programme with Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation, starting at the beginning of June 2024. The internship will provide work experience,and field on the following:
- Invasive alien species management
- Reptile, seabird and plant survey & monitoring techniques
- Native habitat restoration
- Native plant propagation and nursery management
- Data analysis in Excel, R-studio and QGIS
- Estimating population abundance using Programme MARK and Programme Distance
- Communication, leadership and management
- IUCN Red Listing process
The internship will be based on Round Island, Ile aux Aigrettes and mainland Mauritius.
This internship is specifically designed for early career conservation professionals from Mauritius, the South-Western Indian Ocean islands or related conservation contexts (experience in tropical coastal/island restoration). We are looking for highly self-motivated and conscientious individuals to assist with the conservation and restoration work on the offshore islands within our programme teams. Specific requirements are listed in the leaflet (below).
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To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter, explaining why you would like to take part in the internship to . In addition, please complete and return the following online application form
About Durrell Conservation Trust
The Durrell Conservation Academy are are pleased to offer a range of training internship opportunities for people to develop their skills and improve their changes of employability in the conservation sector. These are designed primarily for university-level or early career conservationists wishing to develop their practical ”hands on’ skills.
Date posted: Sat, 19 Aug 2023 05:23:27 GMT