Haleakala National Park Wildlife Management Internship-PAID

Student Conservation Association



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The Haleakala National Park Wildlife Management Internship is available to students in Hawaii who are majoring in biology, ecology, resource management, or related field. To be considered for this internship, you should be in excellent physical shape, have strong backpacking skills, be fully-vaccinated against Covid-19, have experience with bird identification, be familiar with GPS navigation, and have some experience with firearms. As an intern, you will control introduced predators (primarily non-native rats, mongooses, and feral cats) via trapping to protect threatened and endangered (T&E) birds and control pests, monitor T&E birds (Hawaiian goose and Hawaiian petrel) for nesting activity and production of young, and perform data entry and other duties as assigned. You will also solo hike/backpack on a daily basis over rugged, steep volcanic terrain at high elevations in harsh weather conditions and participate in three - four day backcountry trips. Interns will have access to educational opportunities through park training programs and to recreational opportunities include in-park hiking, and various out-of-park activities including beach activities, biking, movies, etc. This internship is located in Maui, HI.

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