The Lomas Barbudal Monkey Project accepts up to 6 volunteer field assistants per year to work as part of our research program on social learning in wild capuchin monkeys. Because the training process requires 3-6 months, we only accept applicants who are willing to work for a minimum of one year. If grant support is available, field volunteers are typically provided with room and board and (sometimes) a very small stipend that should be sufficient to cover their living expenses. Volunteers are required to provide their own health insurance and pay for their necessary vaccinations. Fluency in English and basic Spanish skills are prerequisites for the job; prior field experience and/or work with primates are desirable but not absolutely required. Transportation costs to the field site from...

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