PDXWildlife Giant Panda Research Program | Sichuan Province, China

More photos from this internship can be found on PDXWildlife’s Instagram. Photo credit PDXWildlife.

Portland-based non-profit PDXWildlife offers 12-week giant panda research internships in China. Each term, a small team of interns will join professional researchers from PDXWildlife to carry out specific research projects in Sichuan Province. Gain practical professional experience while learning about Chinese culture and the natural habitat of these amazing animals.

Research topics vary depending on season, but interns are encouraged to undertake their own research projects on the side, with support from PDXWildlife. Interns can expect to spend about 4-5 hours per day focused on research projects in the local office, in the field, or in neighboring cities. Housing and local transportation is included. English language internship.

Duration of Internship:

  • 12 weeks

Internship Start Dates:

All interns may apply to the fall internship, which runs from approximately September – December. Semester students or those with flexible schedules may also be eligible for summer or winter/spring programs (see upcoming dates below).

  • January 15 – April 10, 2018 – Gengda location
  • February 17 – May 15, 2018 – Gengda location
  • May 14 – August 3, 2018 – Bifengxia location
  • Early August – late October – Genda location (dates & location TBD)
  • Mid-August – mid-November, 2018 (dates & location TBD)
  • Late September – mid-December, 2018 (dates & location TBD)

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