Amphibian Red List Authority call for interns for first term of 2013
The Amphibian Red List Authority is currently seeking three volunteer interns to work on different aspects pertaining to the IUCN Red List amphibian assessment database.
1. Amphibian RLA Internship – GIS Video: Develop instructional videos focused on performing basic operations in ArcGIS as pertaining to creating and modifying amphibian ranges for IUCN Red List maps. Knowledge of ESRI spatial software products is required and knowledge of ArcGIS is an asset. Familiarity with screencasting software is also an asset.
2. Amphibian RLA Internship – SIS Video: Develop instructional videos focused on navigating and using IUCN’s database system, the Species Information Service (SIS), which feeds into the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Familiarity with screencasting software is an asset.
3. Amphibian RLA Internship – Assessments: Help update the amphibian database by assessing new species and/or helping reassess species that are already on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
The primary requirements for all internships are that interns have native or near native English language skills, that they have access to a good internet connection and are able to liaise with the Amphibian Red List Authority Coordinator or Deputy Coordinator via Skype, and that they have a reliable computer with suitable audio and enough capacity for media development and storage (for the two video internships).
Please note that all three internships will last for a duration of six months part-time and can be carried out remotely from your place of residence.
Applications will be received until March 15, 2013.
Please indicate in the Subject heading of your email which internship you are interested in (Amphibian RLA Internship – GIS Video or Amphibian RLA Internship – SIS Video or Amphibian RLA Internship – Assessments).