Career Opportunities

Bat Conservation International has been making a difference around the world since 1982. Even today, few people realize just how much bats contribute to the health our natural environment and human economies. BCI's mission is to conserve these invaluable flying mammals and their habitats to ensure a healthy planet.

BCI careers, internships and volunteer projects provide the opportunity to experience the wonders of nature and the satisfaction of helping to make sure those wonders are still around to inspire our children and their children for decades to come.

Current Openings

BCI is seeking a Director of Institutional Giving
BCI is seeking a Director of Institutional Giving. This is a full time position, working for a great organization, focusing upon the development department of our international nonprofit conservation organization, and will be based either in Austin, Texas or Washington D.C. More...

BCI in need of a Development Coordinator
BCI is in need of a Development Coordinator. This is a full time position, working for a great organization, focusing upon assisting individual donors who support BCI at varying levels, and will be based in Austin, Texas. More...

BCI is Looking for a Contract Computer Programmer near Corvallis OR
BCI is looking for a contract Computer Programmer near Corvallis OR. This position will start work approximately 15 May 2017 and continues through approximately 31 January 2018. More...

We are seeking an International Programs Manager
BCI is seeking an International Programs Manager to join our team. This is a full time position, working for a great organization, focusing upon coordinating International Programs, and will be based in Austin, Texas, or Washington D.C. More...

Seasonal Opportunities

BCI Is Seeking Crew Leaders For Bat & Wind-Energy Research (3 positions)
BCI is seeking Crew Leaders (3 positions). Successful applicants will supervise field crew conducting searches for bat and bird carcasses beneath wind turbines, identify bats and birds, conduct bias trials, quantify habitat characteristics, and enter and manage datasets. More...

BCI Is Seeking a Thermal Video Technician For Bat & Wind-Energy Research (1 position)
BCI Is Seeking a Thermal Video Technician (1 position). Successful applicants will be expected to install, maintain, and, if necessary, troubleshoot thermal video cameras in a field setting. In addition, they will use advanced analysis software, such as Matlab, with established procedures, prepare video files for computer analysis, review and interpret video sequences for biologically relevant data, tabulate and manage large volumes of imagery data, transfer data and communicate effectively with remote staff, and prepare daily progress reports. Successful candidate will be provided work computers and other hardware and software for the duration of employment. More...

BCI Is Seeking Field Technicians For Bat & Wind-Energy Research (15 positions)
BCI Is Seeking Field Technicians (15 positions). Successful applicants will conduct standardized searches for bat and bird carcasses beneath wind turbines, quantify habitat characteristics, and enter and manage datasets. More...

Student Opportunities

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Science Writing Externship

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Bat Conservation International (BCI) is your source for the latest in bat science and conservation, with our BATS magazine and website covering the latest happenings in bat biology, human-bat interactions and conservation news. Combine your love of science and passion for writing with science writing opportunities at BCI.

BCI has an unpaid externship that is essentially an as-you're-available writing opportunity for select students or inexperienced science writers. It is an opportunity to learn about the process of writing and editing a news story and to get published clips in BATS magazine and on the BCI website.

This externship is intended for young writers seeking careers in science writing. BCI is looking for writers that can produce a mixture of articles, from feature length to short form articles designed with social media in mind. Preference is given to candidates pursuing or holding an advanced degree in journalism and with a background in science, especially biology, or with an advanced degree in science and a strong background in journalism. Upperclassmen with strong science and writing backgrounds, as well as experienced writers transitioning to science writing are also welcome to apply.

Send a résumé, three writing samples and a letter describing your availability and what you hope to gain from the externship via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications are received all year-round.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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