Year of the Grouse: Research and Reporting

Posted 21-01-2019
Category Local from Home
Interns Needed 1
Anticipated Timeline February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019
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2019 has been identified by cooperating groups across Battle River Region as the Year of the Grouse on account of the reported decline in grouse , and especially the Sharp-tailed Grouse) numbers across the region. The intern will research primary, secondary, online, and community resources.

The intern will coordinate with other interns assigned to the overall Grouse Project :(Grouse Events and Outreach; Documentation of Aboriginal Grouse Knowledge and Terminology).

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Science
  • Environmental Assessment and Restoration
  • Database Reporting Tools

Some specialized skills required:

  • Clear oral and written communication.
  • Self-directed learner who is able to identify and carry out project research and reporting.
  • Be proficient at research and synthesizing information into succinct and easily understood reports and/or summaries.
  • Resourceful, ability to identify, contact and work well with scientists, educators, community leaders and voluntary organizations.

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Weekly reporting to Project Supervisor.
  • 100 hours during the Project Period.
  • Present an informative report to Grouse Project Team that is illustrated with powerpoint slides, story board, and hard and digital report of findings.
  • Polished reports of project findings delivered in advance of project end period.
  • Able to "tell the story" emerging from the research in ways that highlight the value of local/regional research and reporting.