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Check out these Awesome opportunities related to wildlife conservation, research, and more!



Eco Preserve Trail and Land Stewards

(Interview Starts from March)


The Rutgers ecological preserve is hiring Rutgers students and recents grads!

If you are interested in applying, please send your resume and interest letters to Dr. Rick Lanthrop. (


Applications for the 2024 Rutgers Gardens Internship Program are now being accepted!

(due March 8th)


Students are invited to apply to the Horticulture & Landscape Management Track or the Student Farm Track (or both, though if selected they can only participate in one track this year).  Each track provides hands-on, experiential learning opportunities throughout the summer season.  Interns must be current Rutgers University students, but students from any academic program/major are welcome to apply!  The deadline to apply is March 8th, 2024. 


More information and an application are available online:

UCSB Sea Turtle Field Course and Expedition 



Are you a passionate university student looking for a unique and impactful experiential learning opportunity? Join BIOMA, a program created by a graduate from UC Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, and be part of an incredible journey to protect and conserve endangered sea turtles in the stunning landscapes of Costa Rica. You will get to explore the Pacific sunshine coast, do impactful conservation work, get hands on research experience and build meaningful connections. For more information, click here.


New York Botanical Garden Job Opportunities


The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) is currently offering four full-time career-track research positions in Science. NYBG is in search of creative, collaborative thinkers to join in a multidisciplinary approach to develop effective nature and biodiversity-based solutions to 21st-century challenges. These positions are ideal for individuals interested in shaping the future of biodiversity science. Here you get to experience cutting edge research and can create a global impact. You can find more about them here.


Research Opportunity (for credits): The Tree Species Resistance to Hurricanes Project

The goal of the next phase of the Tree Species Resistance to Hurricanes Project is to fill in data gaps and generate wind resistance rating for urban tree species common to New Jersey and the surrounding Mid-Atlantic Region.
A student collaborator on this project could work on:
  • Generating a list of Mid-Atlantic urban tree species and flagging species without wind resistance ratings
  • Identify the data gaps that prevent the species from receiving a wind resistance rating
  • Search the scientific literature for missing data (e.g., wood density, previously documented hurricane damage)
  • Run the new data through the wind resistance predictive model in R
  • In the hopefully unlikely event a hurricane comes through our region, the student collaborator could assist with post-storm data collection
A student collaborator should feel comfortable or be willing to learn how to:
  • Use Excel to update, sort, and summarize data
  • Read and find data in scientific papers and other horticulture books
  • Import new data sets into R, run existing code, and export result

If you are interested email Dr. Allyson Salisbury at with:

1) A brief description of your interest in the project
2) A brief explanation of any relevant prior experiences you have or a resume
3) The contact info for one reference (remember to ask that person if it’s ok to list them as a reference and let them know they may be contacted about this position)

Check The Wildlife Society website for job opportunities.