Canada's New Noah - WIldlife Preservation Canada
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WIldlife Preservation Canada
|Job Title:||Canada's New Noah|
|Category:||Science and Scientific|
|Location:||Overseas Opportunity, Alberta|
Each year WPC selects one young Canadian scientist for the Canada's New Noahs program. WPC provides a full scholarship for travel, living and training expenses to enable the New Noah to participate in a rigorous 8-month training program to learn methods of endangered species management pioneered in Europe by the late author and naturalist, Gerald Durrell, and in North America, by Richard Fyfe and Tom Cade. There is also the possibility of a four to six month Canadian internship period to follow the placement on Mauritius.
Experience and QualificationsCanadian Citizen
Completion of biology, zoology, veterinary or related studies at the post secondary level
A passionate interest in wildlife conservation
A natural talent, previous practical experience with animals in a zoological, research and/or field environment.
Ability to work closely with others as part of a team
Ability to work independently when necessary with a minimum of direction
Ability to be flexible and open-minded, a willingness to try one's hand at almost anything ranging from the dirty and mundane to the prestige jobs
Ability to laugh at oneself, even while struggling to save the world
Excellent health, climbing skills and a love of hiking
Good communication skills
Fluency in French an advantage, but not a requirement