Animal Care Internship

Opportunity Type: 
Internship
Host Department/Organization: 

International Exotic Animal Sanctuary

Opportunity Description: 

Experience includes:

Safety procedures, diet preparation, feeding, cleaning, animal health, animal management, behavioral observations, enrichment, record keeping, assisting in construction and habitat modification, and related activties. Interns will also be involved with the volunteer program, and both formal and informal presentations. Classes led by certified instructors for CPR, Basic First Aid and Bleeding Control will be provided. Interns will have the opportunity to learn about animal behavior and emotions through participating in our Emotional Enrichment Program.

**This is a strict no contact position**

Experience Required:

Canididates should have at least two years of undergraduate program studies in zoology, animal management, biology, or a related field. International applications are welcome. Interns must be able to perform regular, strenuous duties in over 100 degree weather and must be able to lift 50 lbs. You must present yourself in a professional manner.

Paid Position: 
N/A
How to apply: 

Visit the website, www.bigcat.org/intern-program, or email education@bigcat.org for more information about the requirements and deadlines of the Internship. Housing, vehicles and a stipend are provided.