- Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
- Destinations: United States
- Program Delivery: Day, Residential
- Credit Awarded: None
- Program Length: Semester
- Start Month: January, May, August
- Category: Career Exploration
- Selective: Yes
- Gender: Coed
- Ages: 18, 19+, 19
- Housing: Other
- Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships
- Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $4,999
The Amphibian Foundation’s (AF) Bridge Program offers the unique opportunity for adults (18+) to conduct conservation and biological research in a collaborative and mentored scientific environment. The program is available to people before, during, or after college, and allows students to explore conservation research as a potential career field.
Students will work as conservation researchers and apprentices, developing the confidence, resilience, and adaptiveness that define a successful scientist. AF will provide valuable one-on-one time with all students in a supportive, thriving environment where you will contribute directly to our mission. We will also work closely with you to help you achieve your personal, academic and career goals. Your work with the AF will contribute to the conservation of threatened and endangered amphibians. . Although a degree is not required, applicants should have a strong interest in biology, conservation, and amphibians, and the ability to work well with colleagues with different backgrounds and interests. Students will be based at the Amphibian Foundation in Atlanta, located on the Blue Heron Nature Preserve, for the duration of the program, with many opportunities for field work.