The Department of Conservation and Research of the Bavarian Forest National Park (BFNP) is seeking highly motivated B.Sc and M.Sc students for internships starting in September 2015. The BFNP is located at the German/Czech border in eastern part of the state of Bavaria, and is home to a portion of most spectacular mixed temperate forest landscapes across central Europe.

Source: http://www.bayerischer-wald.de

Source: http://www.bayerischer-wald.de

The announced internship will start from 15th of September 2015 and will normally take 3 months of reearch work , mostly with a strong focus on GIS and remote sensing (LiDAR, hyperspectral and multispectral). The main areas of research will be biodiversity and forest management. The candidates should be highly motivated for the topics, related field works, and should additionally be familiar with basic skills of GIS. Programming skills in R or Python would be seen as assets.

The internship application is open to all potential candidates, and the selected candidates will be supported by an amount of 200 EURO per month as well as free of charge accomodation within BFNP housing facilities.

Please send your applications directly to Dr. Marco Heurich from BFNP.