Please contact WildMetro about current internship opportunities. Past interns have assisted in the field or office with our research, education, and advocacy programs.

(212) 308–9453


Earthwatch Internships

In collaboration with the University of Maine, and funded by the Earthwatch Institute, WildMetro is conducting one of the first studies aiming to understand the impacts of urbanization across multiple groups of organisms (e.g. birds, mammals, etc.), and to carry out this research by working with volunteers, local citizens, scientists and park managers in the New York metropolitan area.

We are currently seeking two student interns (preference is given to University of Maine students though others will be considered).  Please email Dr. Burns if you would like to find out more about either of these positions: or .

Read more about the project on the Earthwatch website:






White-footed mouse with intern