Advanced Summer Internship in Wildlife Rehabilitation

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These positions take place at the Baldwin Wildlife Center and our satellite site in Fort Calhoun, Nebraska. These interns have a low-cost housing option and work an average of 40 hours per week. Applicants for these positions must have a minimum of 250 hours of prior wildlife rehabilitation experience, with preference given to students having previously completed NWR's Entry Level Internship (any season), and the ability to work independently. Up to six positions are available in the summer of 2024.

Duties include:
Feeding orphaned wildlife
Cleaning and disinfecting wildlife cages and nurseries
Assisting in the care of injured and ill adult wildlife
Cleaning and care of wildlife in outside pre-release cages.
Enrichment and oversight of the wilding and release of wildlife.
Participating in rescues and transportation of wildlife.
Animal tracking and reporting.

Advanced interns will work a minimum of 12 weeks in the summer. 16- and 20-week options may be available.

Advanced interns must have a minimum of 250 hours of previous wildlife rehabilitation experience and a valid driver's license.

To learn more and to apply, visit our website at: https://nebraskawildliferehab.org/education/internships-for-university-students.html

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