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Conservation Intern - GLARO

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location Michigan - America North
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 12/08/2016
Company Name Ducks Unlimited
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An exciting opportunity is available to work with Ducks Unlimited, the leader in wetlands conservation.  The goal of the Conservation Intern position is to foster the growth of future waterfowl professionals by developing the skills necessary to help them successfully transition from their academic education to professional resource management.  This is an excellent opportunity for aspiring resource professionals to gain experience with Ducks Unlimited’s waterfowl and wetland conservation programs and become knowledgeable about the administrative side of habitat conservation.  This position will work closely with staff responsible for many aspects of habitat conservation across the 21-state region and will assist in outreach, development of communications products, landowner and public education, grant administration, and literature research and analysis.  The Conservation Intern position will be based out of Ducks Unlimited’s Great Lakes/Atlantic Regional Office located in Ann Arbor, MI.



  • Support biologists and other staff in delivering habitat conservation programs. 
  • Assist in grant proposal development, writing and reporting.
  • Serve as a liaison with private landowners, state and federal agencies, and other partner organizations.
  • Assist with preparation and maintenance of internal documents relative to DU’s land protection program.
  • Support public policy and communications efforts.
  • Conduct and assist in public presentations, outreach efforts, and supporter events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  Applicants must have, at minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in wildlife or wetland related field.  Relevant experience in waterfowl or wetland ecology or habitat conservation is helpful.   The successful applicant will be highly motivated, have strong organizational and written and oral communication skills, have the ability to work both independently and as a team member, have excellent computer skills, and have knowledge of waterfowl, wetlands, and wildlife habitat conservation issues.   Applicants may be asked to travel, sometimes for extended periods, and work in physically-demanding settings and in all weather conditions.

Salary:  This is a 12-month position with a stipend of $1,800 per month.  Housing is not included with this position.


To apply:  Please fill out the application materials online at www.ducks.org/jobs, attach cover letter, resume, and three professional references and click “submit”.  For further information regarding this position or to request application materials, please contact: Dane Cramer, Regional Biologist, at (734) 623-2000 or dcramer@ducks.org.


Application Deadline:  Applications will be accepted through August 12, 2016 or until a qualified applicant is identified.


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