Internships

Internships with WildCare Inc.

We are now accepting applications for Summer 2022 Internships!

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to wildcareinc@gmail.com. The deadline for applying for summer internships is Friday, April 1, 2022.

 

Interns at WildCare Inc. will learn: Requirements:
  • The identification, natural history, and husbandry of native Indiana wildlife
    • Must be 18 years of age or older
      • Basic wildlife handling skills for a variety of bird, mammal, and reptile species
        • Must be able to complete one long-term project independently
          • How to hand-rear orphaned native Indiana wildlife
            • Must have reliable transportation to and from our center
              • How to recognize and treat illnesses and injuries in native Indiana wildlife
                • Must be able to occasionally lift heavy loads, sometimes exceeding 40 lbs
                  • The state and federal regulations pertaining to wildlife rehabilitation
                  • Must be able to use stairs, walk on uneven terrain, and stand for long periods of time
                    • To communicate with and educate the public about human/wildlife conflict and how to resolve those conflicts humanely
                      • Must be able to start between May 10th and May 21st
                        • How to recognize appropriate physical and behavioral markers for successful release
                          • Must be able to complete 12 consecutive weeks
                            • Must be able to complete four 5 hour shifts per week, with at least one weekend shift

                              Our internships do not offer a stipend or housing, but you do get a cool t-shirt and great hands-on experience!

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