Animal Care Intern (PAID + HOUSING); Rolla, MO

Agency
Cub Creek Science Camp
Location
Rolla, MO
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$150 per week + housing
Start Date
08/15/2022
Last Date to Apply
08/30/2022
Website
http://www.cubcreeksciencecamp.com
Description
Cub Creek Science Camp is a residential summer camp located in Rolla MO and home to 300 animals including ring-tail lemurs, porcupines, parrots, small mammals and hoof stock. Interns have the opportunity to work with a range of domestic and exotic animals developing skills in animal care and education. Build independence and competency in all aspects of animal care and hands-on experience with a wide range of taxa. Start your career by building a broad base of understanding and explore what direction you would like to take your future career. Previous interns have secured work in zoos, wildlife rehab and vet clinics after completing their internships. To learn more visit https://cubcreeksciencecamp.com/ RESPONSIBILITIES: • Daily husbandry tasks including cleaning and feeding • Diet preparation • Observation and health checks on animals • Enrichment • Training and Socialization • Conduct tours and field trips as needed COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: $150 per week Shared housing is provided Amenities include heat/AC, utilities paid, full bath, kitchen, satellite TV, internet service. Laundry facility onsite. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Internship Dates: To apply, please complete online application form at https://cubcreeksciencecamp.com/join-our-team/internships/ or email programs@cubcreeksciencecamp.com with a cover letter and resume.
Qualifications
ESSENTIAL CRITERIA: • Be able to work independently and show initiative • Self-motivated and enthusiastic • Able to perform physically demanding work • Strong observation skills to identify changes in animal behavior and habits • Ability to work with a team effectively • Comfortable speaking in front of a group EDUCATION: A degree in animal science or related field is preferred, but experience with exotic animal care will be considered.
Contact Person
Natalie Randall
Contact Phone
5734582125
Contact eMail
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