Summer Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Internship: Wisconsin

Agency
Northwoods Wildlife Center
Location
Minocqua, Wisconsin
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$75 per week food stipend
Start Date
05/17/2021
Last Date to Apply
03/15/2021
Website
http://www.northwoodswildlifecenter.org
Description
Northwoods Wildlife Center, a non-profit wildlife rehabilitation and education center is currently seeking 5 additional summer 2021 interns. Interns dedicate their time to working hands-on with injured and orphaned wildlife native to Northern Wisconsin and educating the public through guided Center tours and presenting educational programming, while supporting the daily operations of a non-profit organization. Job Description: Interns are involved in all phases of wildlife rehabilitation, including emergency care, daily feeding and cleaning, medical procedures, on-call services, rescues, transports, and releases. This includes care of non-releasable ambassador animals kept at the Center for educational purposes. Interns work closely with Center visitors through daily guided tours and wildlife assistance phone-line, present ecology programs and may assist in educational programs given at area schools, camps, and other community events. Interns may also help in the development of future educational opportunities for the public, as well as aid Center staff on training of permanent animal ambassadors. Housing is provided for Northwoods Wildlife Center interns – all interns are required to live on-site and share on-call duties for duration of internship. $75 weekly food stipend is also provided. Interns should have their own transportation, but a vehicle is provided for all Center business. Qualifications: - Strong interest in wildlife and the environment and a desire to increase public awareness through education. Students in Biology, Wildlife Ecology, Pre-Vet, Environmental Education, and related fields encouraged to apply - At least one year of college experience required - Must be up to date on tetanus shot - Rabies vaccinations, although preferable, are not required - Must be able to dedicate entire season to internship. Specific time off is not guaranteed - Must be able to work long days and in all weather and lift at least 50 lbs Internship Dates: Start Date Options: May 17th or 31st End Date Options: August 21st or 31st – no early departure dates permitted Northwoods Wildlife Center provides the opportunity of Summer internship extensions through the Fall session (September 1st – October 31st). This extension is a fantastic opportunity that provides more insight and a more thorough view of the wildlife rehabilitation and environmental education fields! Please announce interest in extension at time of application. To Apply: E-mail cover letter, resume, copy of transcript (unofficial or official) and contact information for three professional references to: Courtney Wright Assistant Director of Education Northwoods Wildlife Center intern.nwc8683@gmail.com Subject line: Summer 2021 Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Internship APPLICATIONS FOR POSITIONS DUE NO LATER THAN MARCH 15TH PLEASE SEND APPLICATION MATERIALS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, AS INTERNSHIPS OFTEN FILL UP PRIOR TO DUE DATE.
Qualifications
Qualifications: - Strong interest in wildlife and the environment and a desire to increase public awareness through education. Students in Biology, Wildlife Ecology, Pre-Vet, Environmental Education, and related fields encouraged to apply - At least one year of college experience required - Must be up to date on tetanus shot - Rabies vaccinations, although preferable, are not required - Must be able to dedicate entire season to internship. Specific time off is not guaranteed - Must be able to work long days and in all weather and lift at least 50 lbs Internship Dates: Start Date Options: May 17th or 31st End Date Options: August 21st or 31st – no early departure dates permitted Northwoods Wildlife Center provides the opportunity of Summer internship extensions through the Fall session (September 1st – October 31st). This extension is a fantastic opportunity that provides more insight and a more thorough view of the wildlife rehabilitation and environmental education fields! Please announce interest in extension at time of application. To Apply: E-mail cover letter, resume, copy of transcript (unofficial or official) and contact information for three professional references to: Courtney Wright Intern Coordinator Northwoods Wildlife Center intern.nwc8683@gmail.com Subject line: Summer 2021 Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Internship
Contact Person
Courtney Wright
Contact Phone
(715)356-7400
Contact eMail
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