Do you have an interest in mammals? Want to learn more about wildlife and contribute to conservation in Singapore?
The NUS Common Palm Civet Research Team seeks an intern to help with outreach, research and public education activities for 2015.
Duties and responsibilities
- Assist with the administration, communication, and implementation of outreach and public education activities e.g. setting up a common palm civet resource website and designing materials for public education
- Maintenance of the common palm civet blog and Facebook page, and mammal sighting records
- Recovery of mammal carcasses and collection of civet scat samples through public submissions
- Assist in common palm civet research as needed
The ideal candidate should be interested in nature and is passionate about conservation and the environment in Singapore. Candidate should be responsible, communicative, has to be proficient with social media and interacting with members of the public. Enthusiasm and the ability to work independently is a requirement. Able to work on weekends or at night depending on the activities.
Application deadline: 03 April 2015, Friday
Interview date: Mid – late April 2015
Internship duration: 6 months commencing April 2015.
To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Mr N. Sivasothi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All applications will be processed in the 1st week of April and shortlisted applicants will be notified. The interviews for shortlisted applicants will be in the 2nd last week of April 2015.