INTERNSHIP – Environmental Education / Animal Husbandry

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida (83308)
Naples, Florida
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$300 bi-weekly cost of living stipend and dorm accommodation, including laundry, provided.
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
The Conservancy’s Nature Center houses over 125 species of local wildlife including marine and freshwater fish and invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians, and raptors. Participants in the 6-month Environmental Education and Animal Husbandry internship program will gain experience in several fields such as education, museum interpretation, and animal husbandry. You will also gain extensive knowledge of Southwest Florida’s unique ecosystems and assist the staff in bringing environmental awareness to thousands of students and visitors.
Willingness to care for and handle (where appropriate) reptiles, raptors, invertebrates, amphibians, and fish. Excellent communication and public speaking skills. Ability to work with audiences of all ages (public visitors, school groups, volunteers, fellow interns, and staff). Willing and able to work weekends, holidays, early mornings, and evenings shifts. Ability to lift 60 pounds and work outdoors in hot, humid and sometimes buggy conditions.
Contact Person
Jhaslyn De La Rosa
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