Paid Summer Internship – Huyuck Preserve

Four undergraduate students will be selected as Paid full-time interns for Summer 2010 at the E.N. Nuyck Preserve in upstate New York.  Deadline for 2010 is March 8th.  Internship runs June 21- Aug 15th.

Interns will work under the direction of the Executive Director and Scientist in Residence on a variety of projects in the fields of ecosystem ecology, conservation biology, environmental science and evolutionary biology.  Students will also have the opportunity to work on projects with visiting scientists whose research is supported by the station.  Examples of the projects conducted here last year include studies examining:

  • Evolution of slave-making ants
  • Mating and dispersal behavior of water striders
  • Hibernation in chipmunks
  • Streamside salamanders and invasive earthworms
  • Invasive viburnum beetles
  • Hybridization of native and non-native cattails

To request an application form and learn more visit www.huyckpreserve.org, call (518) 797-3440 or email info@huyckpreserve.org.

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