1) Support Zoo Atlanta"s research efforts, including welfare, behavioral, and cognitive research; 2) support the research and conservation efforts of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International. The internship is 40 hours a week. Job responsibilities will be evenly split between efforts with Zoo Atlanta and with Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International. Zoo responsibilities (20 hours per week) will include: Daily behavioral observations for research projects, with possibility for cognitive testing sessions with apes Data entry and management Public talks and demonstrations Assisting with animal husbandry 4 hours a week Potential opportunities to pursue independent research projects Possibility to assist with population management Other duties as needed Must be willing to support Zoo Atlanta"s Vision, Mission and Values statement Must be able to comply with all safety policies and procedures Fossey Fund responsibilities (20 hours per week) will include: Assisting with cleaning and entering long-term data Digital media archiving Social media engagement Educational outreach Other duties as needed

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