|Candidate Category (*)||Any undergraduate or graduate student, or even alumnus|
|Level of Education (*): (BA/MA/PhD/Other)||BA, MA, PhD, Other|
|Field of Education (*)||Environmental sciences, Biology, Conservation, Education, Research,|
|Willing to host person with disabilities (*)||The organization doesn’t have proper infrastructure to host people with disabilities unfortunately|
|Language Skills (*)||English ; Spanish is not required but recommended|
|Digital Skills||Microsoft Office; R and QGIS not required but recommended|
|Other skills requested||Motivation and to be fit for fieldwork|
Fundación Para La Tierra is a non profit organization dedicated to the conservation of fragile habitats in Paraguay through scientific research, community engagement and environmental education.
|– Design and carry out your own research project, including data collection and fieldwork, data analysis and scientific writing.
– Intern presentations to present your project and results to the other interns
|– Hands-on experience running a research project of your own design
– Training in the field techniques required for your study
– Valuable skills to strengthen your profile, including research, scientific writing, presentation, data collection, and data analysis.
– Guidance from your supervisor
You can choose from a wide variety of projects ranging from behavioral or ecological research, to taxonomic studies or even community-based projects. All intern projects are directly involved in promoting the conservation of the threatened and understudied Ñeembucú Wetland Complex in Southern Paraguay. The most successful projects are published in peer-reviewed journals, raising Paraguay’s profile at the international level.