REGI is looking for 2-3 hardworking, energetic, flexible, and fun interns for the fall of 2018. The intern’s main responsibilities will include assistance in avian rehabilitation, feeding, facility upkeep, cleaning, observing avian behavior, and handling. Training will be provided for all these areas. Interns are expected to work long hours. We are working with live animals that do not adhere to an 8-hour schedule. Some days will be a normal 8-hours, but when care is needed for a sick or injured bird longer days will be required. Interns will have 1 day off per week. Interns will reside on-site for full immersion in the wildlife rehabilitation experience.
*If a special project is needed to complete your internship for credit we are happy to work out those details with you individually based on your interests.
Applicant should have a strong interest in avian rehabilitation and care. Candidates should be pursuing a degree in wildlife, captive wildlife, biology, or closely related field. Other fields of interest will be considered. Applicant must be able to spend long hours on their feet and be able to lift 50 lbs.