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Duke Lemur Center Summer Field Research Internship

Duke Lemur Center is currently finding intellectually curious and bright interns who can support its wonderful field research team during the summer. The field research intern role is 10 weeks long learning program starting on 26, May.

This program has been designed to introduce students to lemur research and data collection. It will provide hands-on experience in research to those who possess a genuine interest in the learning research process and have no prior experience in this field.

To be involved in this amazing program, applicants must either be currently attending college or have graduated within the last three years. Having effective communication skills and the ability to adapting to an ever-changing environment will help perform this role successfully.

Duke Lemur Center is a research foundation in North Carolina. It was founded in 1966 and has more than 200 lemurs of 14 different species. It is also a major center of education and research in the state. It carries a mission of advancing science, scholarship, and biological conservation through interdisciplinary non-invasive research, community-based conservation, and public outreach and education.

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Internship Location:

Durham, NC will be the main work location for this position.

Internship Duration:

This research program requires a 10-week commitment, from May 26th to August 1st of 2020.

Internship Benefits:

This program is unpaid however interns will get great experience and exposure to the research process, mentorship, workshops, and learning and training sessions. Apart from this, they can work on their skills by using them in real situations and also establish good relationships with employers and professionals.

Eligibility Requirements:

If you have the following skills and qualification, then you will be the right fit for this role:

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  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must either be currently attending college or graduated within the last three years.
  • Must have the ability to understand and follow written and oral instruction, have effective communication skills and work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Must possess the ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment.

Eligible Country:

United States

How to Apply:

If you wish to be a part of this opportunity, then complete an online application form and submit it. You are also required to forward your current resume and 2 letters of recommendation at erin.hecht@duke.edu.

You are allowed to list the contact information for two references. The listed contacts must send the letters of reference directly to Student Program Coordinator, Erin Hecht at erin.hecht@duke.edu.

Application Deadline:

Please send your application by March 1st, 2020.

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