Student Interns and Volunteers
Two types of programs are available at the research station:
1. Research Season -- Student interns interested in conducting research:
This program offers students in biological sciences outstanding opportunities to observe and become involved with scientists conducting field research. Food and lodging are provided to volunteers in exchange for 24 hours per week of routine chores, with the remaining time available for research activities.
This program is open to both undergraduate and graduate students; the latter may pursue their own research projects. This program is open from March through October, however, most research is carried out at the station from May through August. Time commitments to the program range from 6-8 weeks.
2. Naturalist Season -- Individuals interested volunteering:
This program offers individuals the opportunity to enjoy all the wonders of the Chiricahua Mountains. Just a few minutes walk from the station are hiking trails, creeks, and birding areas matched no where else in the United States. Food and lodging are provided to volunteers in exchange for 24 hours per week of routine chores, with the remaining time available for personal activities.
This program is open from September through May each year. Very few researchers are at the station this time of year, but the station hosts many birding groups and classes. Time commitments to the program range from 4-8 weeks. Longer time periods may be arranged.
To download Applications, click on the appropriate link below or write:
P.D. Hulce, Volunteer Coordinator
Southwestern Research Station
American Museum of Natural History
P.O. Box 16553
Portal, AZ 85632 USA
You can submit the completed application via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or fax (520-558-2018).
1. Research Season -- Individuals interested in conducting research:
2. Naturalist Season -- Individuals interested in birding, hiking, and other nature adventures: