Learning proper safety procedures, diet preparation, feeding, cleaning, animal health, animal management, behavioral observations, enrichment, and record keeping for large carnivores. Interns will assist with construction and habitat modification and related activities. Interns will also be involved with the volunteer program, and both formal and informal presentations. Classes led by certified instructors for CPR, Basic First Aid and Bleeding Control will be provided. (Dependent on COVID restrictions). We are willing to work with students to receive school credit.
All interns that complete the internship program will receive a certificate of completion. Interns will also have opportunities to receive feedback from the intern coordinator to go over progress throughout the internship and to go over the educational goals of the intern.
This is an unpaid internship. Free Housing and local vehicle access/use is provided.
**This is a strict no contact position**
Candidates should have either 3 years of animal related experience or at least two years of undergraduate program studies in zoology, animal management, biology, or a related field. International applications are welcome. Interns must be able to perform regular, strenuous duties in over 100 degree weather and must be able to lift 50 lbs. You must present yourself in a professional manner.
Interns will be under the supervision of the Intern Coordinator, Michelle Biddle, throughout the internship program.
Email email@example.com for more information about the requirements of the Internship. Both 3 and 6 month internships are available.
Applications are accepted year round!
Winter 2021 Session (Nov 28th – Feb 25th)
Spring 2022 Session (Feb 27th – May 27th)
Summer 2022 Session (May 29th – Aug 26th)
Fall 2022 Session (Aug 28th – Nov 25th)
**End dates are flexible for students**
**There are currently no deadlines for applications**
Please provide a cover letter, resume, and 3 references with both phone and email contact information. State your desired internship session in your cover letter. Please also state if you are interested in the 3 month or 6 month program. If you have related internship or volunteer experience, we highly recommend including a letter of recommendation from that facility.
Please email application materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org or apply through Handshake