RESEARCHERS & INTERNS

UNEARTH THE SECRETS OF THIS NATURAL PARADISE

Researchers

Situated in the mountains of Minas Gerais, in one of the most important areas of seasonal semi-deciduous Atlantic Forest in the state, the Iracambi Rainforest Research Center is the perfect base for you to conduct your individual or group research projects in the biological and earth sciences. Check out our research papers here.

Please contact us to set up a skype call so that we can get to know one another, and ensure that expectations can be met on both sides and that your time here will be as profitable and enjoyable as possible.

Interns

Iracambi is delighted to offer internships where you will work closely with project coordinators in the following programs: Forests4Water,  Living Pharmacy and Eco Leaders. Please contact us for details.

We love hosting faculty led groups – please contact us to discuss the opportunities.

Looking for ideas for the sort of research you can do at Iracambi? Click here for research or internship opportunities. For more about daily life at Iracambi please download the volunteer pack below!

 

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Unearth the secrets of this natural paradise

Researchers

Situated in the mountains of Minas Gerais, in one of the most important areas of seasonal semi-deciduous Atlantic Forest in the state, the Iracambi Rainforest Research Center is the perfect base for you to conduct your individual or group research projects in the biological and earth sciences. We’ll be happy to discuss your research proposals, please contact us to set up a skype call so that we can get to know one another, and ensure that expectations can be met on both sides and that your time here will be as profitable and enjoyable as possible. To view the list of Iracambi research papers please click here

We are also happy to cater to faculty led groups – please contact us to discuss the opportunities.

Interns

Iracambi offers unpaid internships in our ongoing programs: Natural Resources and Ecosystems. You may also wish to join one of our 3-week sustainability courses for undergraduate and graduate students. Read more about our next Iracambi Strong program (July 2016).


Natural Resources

Creating and linking protected areas:

  • Creating and Managing Protected Areas
  • Environmental policy
  • Reforestation
  • Iracambi GIS

Education for Sustainability

Ecosystems

Understanding ecosystems and how we impact them

  • Fauna and flora inventories and population studies
  • Forest monitoring: forest cover, growth, species competition
  • Water monitoring and stream ecology
  • Soil monitoring

Your Research Project

Working on your own research project? We have a body of published research on our Further Reading page


Please check here for information on the logistics of working at the Research Center