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George Benz Fellowships

Deadline:
Employer:
Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute
Job Field:
Fisheries
Wildlife
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location:
Tennessee
Job Description:

Conduct independent research in southeastern aquatic conservation biology with the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute science staff. Two undergraduates will be hired for fellowships in aquatic biology mainly focusing on herpetology and ichthyology.

Fellows will develop and conduct their own independent research projects for the summer in support of ongoing projects at TNACI including community ecology, ecotoxicology, and conservation status of southeastern fishes, salamanders, and turtles. In addition to their own projects, fellows will have the opportunity to assist with fieldwork and lab analyses conducted by TNACI science staff. Background knowledge in aquatic ecology is preferred.

Qualifications:

Applicants must
have graduated
high school and be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program, but can have a graduation date of May 2019. These paid fellowships are for 10 weeks and may require weekend work.

How to Apply: