The Monarch Monitoring Project is a long-term study on monarch migration through Cape May, NJ. It is a part of the New Jersey Audubon Research Department, and closely affiliated with the Cape May Bird Observatory.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Applications accepted for fall seasonal position

Each autumn the Cape May Monarch Monitoring Project hires one or more seasonal biologist to help with the project.  If you or someone you know might be interested in working with monarch butterflies in Cape May for two months, please encourage them to apply.  The position description follows.

INTERN (1) to assist with ongoing Monarch butterfly migration project at New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory, Sep. 1 - Oct. 31.  Duties include daily road censuses of migrating Monarchs, tagging, data entry, and educating the public about the project and Monarch biology. Successful applicant will be expected to work long hours during peak Monarch flights, shorter hours during lulls. Careful data collecting and entry skills, and excellent interpersonal skills a must; familiarity with insect ecology and migration a plus but not required. Must have own vehicle. Salary $800/mo.; housing and reimbursement for gas provided. Send cover letter indicating position of interest, resume outlining relevant experience, and three references (including email addresses and phone numbers) to MIKE CREWE, New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory, Northwood Center, 701 East Lake Drive, PO Box 3, Cape May Point, NJ 08212 or email:   Applications accepted until positions are filled.
NJ Audubon is an equal opportunity employer.