Wildlife rehabilitation internship – Indiana

Agency
Wildcat creek wildlife center
Location
Delphi Indiana
Job Category
Internships
Salary
None
Start Date
04/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
03/15/2021
Website
Http://www.wildcatwildlifecenter.org
Description
Wildcat creek wildlife center is a wildlife rehabilitation facility and hospital located in Delphi Indiana. Annually we admit nearly 2000 wildlife patients of all species. Interns get experience with over 100 species of birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians. This is a totally immersive internship. You will work in a fast-paced, high stress environment, work will be inside and outside and is physically demanding. Interns learn species specific feeding techniques and diets, animal husbandry enrichment, data entry, admission and triage of new patients. We have a full medical team and onsite surgery suite. Interns will have the opportunity to read radiographs, observe surgeries and be involved with post-op care under the direct supervision of our medical staff. Some of the species you can expect to work with are song birds, woodpeckers, waterfowl, birds of prey, eastern cottontail, opossum, skunk, woodchuck, raccoon, fox, coyote, white tail deer, five species of squirrels, bobcat, mink, and several species of turtles. This is an unpaid internship. We do have housing available at the wildlife center. We are looking for 2 to 4 interns to start on April 1 or shortly there after. Minimum time commitment is 12 weeks. Work week consist of five 12 hour days with two days off per week. To apply send cover letter and résumé to Denise Hays, facility director at dlhays59@hotmail.com
Qualifications
Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a related field of study. Some animal husbandry experience is a plus.
Contact Person
Denise Hays
Contact Phone
765–430-1582
Contact eMail
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