Internships with WildCare Inc.

We are now accepting applications for Summer 2022 Internships!

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to 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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