Internships

Internships with WildCare Inc.

We are now accepting applications for Summer 2020 Internships!

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and two references to wildcareinc@gmail.com. The deadline for applying for summer internships has been extended to April 3rd, 2020 to allow more time due to any hardships experienced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Interns at WildCare Inc. will learn:

  • the identification, natural history, and husbandry of native Indiana wildlife
  • basic wildlife handling skills for a variety of bird, mammal, and reptile species¬†
  • how to hand-rear orphaned native Indiana wildlife
  • how to recognize and treat illnesses and injuries in native Indiana wildlife
  • the state and federal regulations pertaining to wildlife rehabilitation
  • to communicate with and educate the public about human/wildlife conflict and how to resolve those conflicts humanely
  • how to recognize appropriate physical and behavioral markers for successful release
Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be able to complete one long-term project independently
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from our center
  • Must be able to occasionally lift heavy loads, sometimes exceeding 40 lbs
  • Must be able to start between May 11th and May 18th
  • Must be able to complete 12 consecutive weeks
  • Must be able to complete four 5 hour shifts per week

 

Our internships do not offer a stipend or housing, but you do get a cool t-shirt!

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