JOB – Summer Intern – Bat Field Assistant Washington, DC – PAID

*Location: Washington, DC*

*Start Date: May 20, 2019 *

*End Date: Aug 31, 2019*

*Last Date to Apply:  April 21, 2019*

*Hours:  Approximately 16-20 hours/week*

Intern needed to assist biologist and technician in conducting mist netting

for bats in Washington, DC. This work is part of a larger survey of the bat

community of the National Capital region. The majority of the work will be

conducted at *NIGHT. * Must have own transportation. Housing *NOT*

provided. Hours and days worked will vary, so candidate must have

flexibility. Minimum of 2 nights/week required.


Assist mist netting for bats

Assist tracking bats to roosts using telemetry

Assist collecting environmental data at bat roost locations.

Assist conducting bat roost exit counts

Assist conducting bat acoustical monitoring

Occasional data Entry


Stipend: $3,500 ($233/weekly)


Applicants must be able to:

Stand for 30-180 minute intervals

Hike/walk 1- 10 miles a day

Carry up to 30 pounds

Use hand-held and driving navigation tools

Accurately record field data


Vaccinated for rabies

The ideal candidate will have experience with mist netting, identifying

bats, and tracking with telemetry.

Please send resume/CV with three references to **