ANIMAL CARE INTERNSHIPS
Accepting Animal Care Internships Applications!
Spring internships have a minimum requirement of 6-12 hours per week that will be completed within a weekly schedule determined prior to beginning the internship. Interns are required to commit to a 4-5 month internship period. Hour commitments are based on seasonal needs.
No two days in wildlife rehabilitation are the same. Interns must be flexible, dedicated, dependable, and comfortable working as part of a team with fellow interns and volunteers. As well as communicating with the public as needed, interns will carry out a weekly set schedule that they are accountable for during the entirety of their internship.
Animal Care Husbandry Interns (12 hours/week) help in all aspects of operations including the full rehabilitation process, the daily care of injured and orphaned wildlife and their enclosures, meal and enrichment preparation and distribution, and the general animal husbandry of the facility. Interns assist in facility upkeep and maintenance as needed and are provided the opportunity to experience all aspects of the non-profit if there is interest.
For questions about internships, please email our Volunteer Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your interest in becoming an Animal Care Intern with Appalachian Wildlife Refuge.
Animal Care Record Keeping Interns (6 hours/week) will be trained on Species 360 Zims software (database used worldwide at zoos, conservation centers, nature preserves, etc). Responsible for entering feed records, medical records and daily husbandry records for patients. Generate and create reports.
For other ways to get involved, check out our volunteer opportunities!
"My time at the facility with the animals and this compassionate and activated network of people has truly made me finally feel connected and rooted!"
~ AWR Intern 2021
~ AWR Intern 2021