Internship insects, flora and large grazers (RECRUITMENT FOR 2019 CLOSED)

PWN is in search of passionate students for an internship about insect presence and flora richness in relation to large grazers presence in the National Park Zuid-Kennemerland. The focus will be on the impact of grazing in different densities to insect groups like butterflies, moths, grasshoppers and flower abundance. The internship must take place in the period from April to September 2019 and the group of students must work as a team.

Candidate requirements:

  • HBO (2nd year bachelor or further) or Msc students Biology, Ecology, Environmental sciences or studies that cover basic knowledge about the research topic.
  • Internship period of 20 weeks minimum.
  • Responsible, able to work in a team as well as independent and willing to learn.
  • Able to perform statistical analysis.

Valuable additional skills:

  • Knowledge on entomology and sampling methods.
  • Knowledge on the mentioned entomofauna groups and flora present in the dunes will be considered valuable.
  • Knowledge on GIS, SPSS or R software.

Interested students can send their cover letter and resume to