Contact Steve Lakatos
Valparaiso, IN, US
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Thank you for your interest in Humane Indiana Wildlife's Internship program. Our interns play a vital role in our mission to rehabilitate and release native wildlife as well as provide quality environmental humane education programming to the public.
As an intern with Humane Indiana Wildlife, you will gain valuable experience in the wildlife rehabilitation and humane education fields and receive hands-on training in all aspects of wildlife rehabilitation and humane education including:
Handling, restraint, and capture techniques
Wildlife husbandry
Neonate care and feeding
Medical treatment and plans
Wildlife education programs and events
Current student or recent college graduate (within two years), enrolled in a degree program in an environmental, animal-related, or educational field
Ability to lift 50lbs and work hands-on with wildlife
Current tetanus and pre-exposure rabies vaccine preferred but not required
Ability to work in extreme weather conditions including freezing temperatures, snow and heat
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Must be reliable
Basic knowledge of Indiana's wildlife and natural history
Acceptance and Work Schedule:
Internships are accepted in the Spring, Summer and Fall. Limited spots available
Part-time positions work an average of 25-30 hours per week
Full-time positions work an average of 40 hours per week
Flexible scheduling around school/work may be available
We do not offer housing/stipends. Internship is unpaid
Must include cover letter, resume and three professional references
Job Type: Internship
Work Location:
One location
Flexible schedule

Please send cover letter and resume to Steve Lakatos:
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