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KBO is Seeking a Jackson County High School Student for a Unique Paid Internship

Klamath Bird Observatory (KBO) is excited to offer a new paid internship this summer: The Watchable Wildlife Foundation Science Communication Student Internship. This is the first internship of its kind to be offered by KBO, made possible through a generous grant from the Watchable Wildlife Foundation. The intern will gain firsthand experience in conservation careers, observe and document KBO field activities, and contribute to community science and education that support bird and habitat conservation. This internship will provide an extraordinary experience as the intern explores various careers in conservation and outdoor work and begins to build a professional network that can help them find education and job opportunities in the future.

Jackson County students who expect to graduate in 2021 and 2022 who are over the age of 16 are eligible to apply. The full-time internship will run over the summer break from approximately June 28 to August 20, 2021 (about 8 weeks in duration). For details, please see the most up-to-date version of the full Job Announcement here. While we will require current transcripts from each applicant, all students who are confident that they are a good match for the position are encouraged to apply, regardless of GPA, test scores, or other traditional metrics of achievement. Students attending traditional schools, home-schools, charter schools, and other types of learning programs in Jackson County are welcome to apply.

For more information, contact Debra Agnew, Science Communication Specialist at


The Klamath Bird Observatory (KBO) is a non-profit organization that advances bird and habitat conservation through science, education, and partnerships. Working in the Pacific Northwest and throughout the ranges of migratory birds KBO emphasizes high-caliber science and the role of birds as indicators to inform and improve natural resource management. KBO also nurtures an environmental ethic through community outreach and

The mission of the Watchable Wildlife Foundation is to advance watchable wildlife by developing, improving, maintaining, and promoting active outdoor opportunities to study, observe, and enjoy wildlife that are generally not hunted and fished. The Watchable Wildlife Foundation honors the legacy of Bob Mace by providing for and enhancing public appreciation of wildlife.