The Michael Taylor Conservation Internship was established by the Tararua Tramping Club (TTC) in 2017, in memory of Michael Taylor who was a member of the club and passionate about conservation issues. 

During summer 2018-19, TTC and ZIP are jointly funding the Michael Taylor Conservation Internship, in the form of one paid fixed-term placement, based at ZIP’s Predator Behaviour Facility in Lincoln, Canterbury, for a period of 8-10 weeks.

The successful candidate will work alongside ZIP’s Lincoln-based Predator Behaviour Team to test new tools and techniques in the lab and/or in the field.

View the role description.

Read about our team culture.

For more information, please email Susannah Aitken at, providing your name and a contact phone number.

Applications close at 5:00pm on Sunday 2 December 2018. To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Susannah Aitken at, quoting 'Michael Taylor Conservation Internship' in the subject header.