Interns receive hands-on training in the husbandry & medical care of captive educational & exhibit raptors and other wildlife, and of injured & orphaned wild birds. Interns also learn how to handle educational raptors on the glove & present educational programs to the public, as well as care for other species of wildlife on exhibit.
Applicants must have a degree or be working towards a degree in a wildlife-related field, and/or have similar experience working at a facility caring for wildlife, particularly birds. Must be physically able to lift 40 pounds, and perform daily physical tasks outdoors in all types of weather. Must be available for a minimum 6-month period, 40+ hours per week.
Please send cover letter, resume, 3 references (names and contact info), and one letter of recommendation from one of your listed references.
Start date: April 2013
Housing will be provided. Bi-weekly stipend of $230