Throughout the pandemic, Archbold has been fully engaged in science, conservation, and outreach. Currently our facilities are open by appointment only, but please stay tuned. We look forward to further opening to the public.

Join our team!

Archbold Biological Station employs about 40 personnel, full time and part-time of whom ~60% are science staff, in a series of divisions for scientific programs, administrative support, kitchen, land management and maintenance crews. We provide purposeful jobs, excellent benefits and a caring, varied, and rewarding work environment; many staff have worked with us for twenty to thirty years. We accept unsolicited applications but all Open Positions are posted on the web site. There are additional employment opportunities, with about 15 research and operational positions including ranch crew, at the Buck Island Ranch.

Archbold recruits and trains about 20 undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate research internships annually and has openings for land management and education internship positions.

Archbold welcomes volunteers in any science, education or land management activity.

Archbold is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Annual Giving Manager

We are seeking an individual to oversee activities related to annual gift fundraising and to provide support to the Director of Philanthropy to elevate Archbold’s fundraising program. Duties include assisting with the stewardship of Archbold donors at all levels through coordinating multi-touch acknowledgement, creating donor impact reports and servings as the primary contact for donor relations. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits and potential for remote working. Deadline to apply is May 6, 2022. Click here for more information and instructions for applying.

Tortoise Research and Conservation Internship

The Herpetology Program is seeking a Tortoise Research and Conservation Intern to support an exciting project funded by Disney Conservation Fund. The successful candidate will play a key role in continuation of a 55-year mark-recapture study of Gopher Tortoises and contribute to current studies of juvenile tortoise ecology. Application deadline May 30, 2022, with desired July 11, 2022 start date. Duration of internship is approximately 8-month internship. Click here for more information and instructions for applying.

Wildlife Internship

Archbold's Predator-Prey program is seeking 2 interns to assist an ongoing multi-agency collaborative wildlife management program focusing on the impacts feral swine have on ranches and ranchlands. Duties include maintaining a large game camera array, processing imagery to identify captured species, database management and data entry. Immediate start date, opened until filled. Click here for more information and instructions for applying.

FL Wildlife Corridor Applied Science Fellowship

Archbold is accepting proposals for The David S. Maehr Florida Wildlife Corridor Applied Science Fellowship. We are looking for proposal with creative, innovative science solutions to catalyze the science needed to effectively and efficiently conserve the Florida Wildlife Corridor, and the ecological and societal benefits it provides. Applicants from any field of natural or social science are invited to submit proposals for modeling, synthesis, fieldwork, tool construction, data collection and analysis, or a combination of these activities. The fellowship offers a one-time $25,000 grant for a 1-year project. Deadline for submitting proposals is August 15, 2022. Click here for more information and instructions for applying.