Internship in Urban Ecology

 Dehradun, Uttarakhand


Role of anthropogenic noise and invasive predators in shaping avifaunal assemblages in urban green spaces of Dehradun, Uttarakhand.


Azim Premji University is looking for interns (or volunteers) for an urban ecology project in Dehradun to study the effects of invasive predators on the bird community in urban greens paces.

The intern will be assisting in conducting Pet surveys and Anthropogenic Noise Sampling.

Preferred Start date: 15th November 2023


An intern should join the team for at least two months.


This is an unpaid internship position. However, students will gain experience in field-based ecological research and skills such as conducting questionnaire surveys, point transects (bird sampling), anthropogenic noise sampling, etc.

Students looking for internship or dissertation opportunities are especially encouraged to apply.

They can provide a basic honorarium if a student comes from an economically disadvantaged background.


Graduates or Post-graduates in zoology/​ecology/​environmental sciences/​wildlife sciences and allied fields interested in urban ecology are especially encouraged to apply.

Strong interest in field-based research in urban settings.



  1. Candidates residing in Dehradun
  2. Ability to ride a two-wheeler and a valid driving license
  3. Willingness to work alone and with other interns. Build a cordial relationship with the local community.
  4. Ability to stay in the field for extended durations (3−4 hours)
  5. Good time-management and teamwork skills

To Apply

To apply send the following documents before 10th November 2023 to aditi.​ramchiary@​apu.​edu.​in

1. A one-page cover letter detailing your research interests and suitability for the advertised position.

2. Name, email address and contact details of two referees

If you want to know more about the project or like to discuss this opportunity further, do write to aditi.​ramchiary@​apu.​edu.​in or monica.​kaushik@​apu.​edu.​in

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