Annually Wild Care offers Internship Program for training in rehabilitation techniques, volunteer management, and public education at Massachusetts, 2012 USA
Study Subject(s):Rehabilitation Techniques, Volunteer Management, and Public Education
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: Wild Care of Cape Cod
Internship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility:-Student must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a related field of study, or have graduated within the past two years.
-Student must be available to work five days per week for a minimum 40 hours a week. Due to the nature of the work, these hours are subject to change.
-The application selection process is competitive and we select candidates based on their academic background, CV, Essay and Interview. Extensions of the duration of individual internships will be considered, based on individual performance and is at the discretion of the Executive Director.
-Tetanus immunization must be current. Rabies immunization is strongly recommended, especially during baby mammal seasons (spring and fall). For those not immunized against rabies, handling of mammals at Wild Care will be kept at a minimum and to non-vector species. Proof of tetanus immunization must be provided prior to commencement of internship
Internship Open for International Students: No
Is this paid internship? Yes
Internship Description: Interns receive training and gain experience in rehabilitation techniques, volunteer management, and public education, from staff and veterinarians volunteering their services. Wild Care accepts interns for the spring, summer, and fall of each year. Maximum length of an internship is negotiable.Interns committing to a 40 to 50 hour work-week will receive a weekly stipend of $100.00.Paid positions may involve some or all of the following: feeding baby mammals or birds, assisting with fluid therapy and bandaging, supervising volunteers, providing public presentations about animals and the environment, cleaning cages, maintaining data bases on animals and /or members, fundraising, capturing and transporting injured wild animals, talking with concerned citizens regarding animal and environmental related situations and more.
How to Apply: By E-mail
Internship Application Deadline: Annually: Spring (Deadline Dec. 31), Summer (Deadline Feb. 1), Fall (Deadline July 1)