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Biological Pest Control using invertebrates & microorganisms
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Biological Pest Control using invertebrates & microorganisms

Locations

Colombia: Manizales, Rural Areas

Fields

  • Agriculture
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Studies

Causes

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Welfare
  • Biological Research
  • Environment
  • Organic Farming
  • Renewable Energy
  • Veterinary Science
  • Water Projects
  • Wildlife

Program Duration

3-6 Months, 1-2 Years, 9-12 Weeks, Summer, 7-12 Months, Multiple Year

Year(s) Offered

2018,2019,2020,2021,Year Round

Age Requirement

Age Requirement Varies

Participation Guidelines

European, Australian, South African, Worldwide, Canadian, Asian, British, American, Irish and Kiwi Participants. This Program is also open to Families and Couples.

Cost in USD per week

Less than $100

Program Includes:

Full-time or Part-time program
Lodging
WiFi
Hot Showers
Laundry (washer/Dryer)
52" HDTV
Shared kitchen
Bilingual staff support 24/7
Access to cultural & recreational events, tours and workshop

Accommodation Options

  • Independent living
  • Home-stays
  • Group living
  • Guest House

Language Skills Required

  • Spanish
  • English

Experience Required

Yes

Qualifications

Educational Background:

Undergraduate, graduate, or professionals in any of the following fields: Agriculture, biology, veterinary medicine, or zootechnics with interest in knowing new alternatives of pesticide control of insects that affect the production of human consumed goods and livestock.

Special Skills Desired:

• Ability and willingness to help in all aspects of the mission
• Experience in research of different biological products
• Competent in the use basic computer applications
• Experience in chemistry/biology laboratories
• Knowledge of statistical evaluation
• Knowledge of biological sciences
• Great attitude
• Proactive
• Self-directed
• Strong work ethics

Application Procedures

  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume