Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region

Biological Technician Intern

Wanted: 6 month biological technician intern at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge.

  • One 6 month Internship per year, spring/summer/fall.
  • Housing and a $100 per week food stipend will be provided by the Refuge.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: On-going- (Contact us to find the available intern periods)

We are accepting applications to work as a biological technician intern at Alligator River and Pea Island National Wildlife Refuges. Candidates must be at least a junior in college (college graduates and grad students also accepted!) and be able to work both independently and as a team player. For this internship we typically look for someone with an academic/experience background in wildlife management, wildlife biology, or wildlife ecology. Duties may include, waterfowl and wildlife surveys, assisting with refuge wildlife/habitat surveys as need arises, water level management, vegetation sampling, data input, habitat type mapping, clerical work in the office, and general maintenance such as weed-eating, clearing trails, or other tasks relative to wildlife or habitat management. .

General refuge work such as staffing the Visitor Center, conducting interpretive programs, mowing, emptying trash cans, recycling, or distributing brochures will be assigned as Biological Program duties allow and will generally involve at least one day per week. Work ethic, attitude and willingness to help in whatever way is needed are major selection criteria.

To apply, send a resume and describe your background/experience related to the following:

  • Field work
  • Wildlife surveys
  • Habitat type mapping
  • Wildlife and plant identification
  • Research project work
  • Computer skills

Be sure to include your dates of availability and at least three current references that have a good working knowledge of your background and abilities as they relate to the position.

For more information, contact Tracey Rock at 252-305-4460 or

E-Mail resume to:

or Mail resume to:

Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge - Internship
Attn: Tracey Rock
P.O. Box 1969
Manteo, NC 27954

Last Updated: <11/24/13