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Primate Research at the Osa Peninsula

Hiring Organization:
Fundacion Samiri de Costa Rica

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Position Description:
This project takes place at the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica, Central America, from mid-November to mid-August every year.

The Osa Peninsula is a priority area for conservation and considered to be one of the more biodiverse places on earth relative to its size (1093 km2), with 2.5% of the world's living species.

It is also home of the last and larger remnant of tropical moist lowland forest of the Mesoamerican Pacific slope.

Dedicate 8 hours a day to the research of non-human primates 2-3 times a week

Collaborate with Grant writing 1-2 days a week

Collaborate with Environmental Education 1 day a week

Enjoy your free weekends to explore the area

Bachelor in Biology, Anthropology or Wildlife Management

Experience with non human primates research is a plus as well as basic Spanish

First Aid Course and experience in the field also a plus

Driver License

Insurance mandatory

no salary available

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
We charge a $200 fee by week to help cover meal plan, lodging and basic training need it to develop the activities.

Term of Appointment:
from 2 weeks to 3 months, we also encourage applications of students doing their own research

Application Deadline:
30 October 2019

To receive more information about our position or to send letter of intent and CV please write to
Daniela Solano at

Contact Information:
Daniela Solano Rojas
Guadalupe de La Palma
Peninsula de OSa, none 488-2120 Calle Blancos, San Jose Costa Rica
Costa Rica

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