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|Undergraduate Wildlife Rehabilitation Opportunity|
New Mexico Wildlife Center
PO Box 246
Position (of Contact)
Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)
Assist the Rehabilitation staff with all aspects of care in wildlife hospital to include (but not limited to): stabilizing incoming animals, food preparation, feeding, medication administration, radiograph reading, charting, following medical orders, animal management, release preparation
Supervised by the Rehabilitation staff; Assist the Rehabilitation staff with all aspects of care in wildlife hospital to include (but not limited to): stabilizing incoming animals, food preparation, feeding, medication administration, radiograph reading, charting, following medical orders, animal management, release preparation This internship is very hands-on from start to finish. Intern must be competent and confident in their ability to work with others as well as on their own. The intern may have opportunities to observe surgical procedures (limited opportunity). NMWC does NOT rehabilitate coyote, fox, skunk or raccoon. Therefore, there will likely not be opportunity for mammal handling/experience without special circumstance.
• Intern agrees to be available 40-50 hours per week for ten weeks from early June - August. All schedules will include weekend/holiday shifts.
Please provide a cover letter and resume that includes current education status and work history that relates to work with animals along with 3 professional reference contacts.
If applications are not taken continuously, at what date will this position next be available?
June- August, 2016
NMWC provides on-site housing for duration of internship
Transportation to NM is the intern's responsibility. Limited transportation is available during the internship period.
Does program accept International applicants?
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Anneke Moresco spent the last year doing post doctoral work at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in the Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW). Anneke and colleagues participated in a conservation and reproduction project for the black-footed cat in South Africa. See the spotlight HERE. Photo credit Dr. Alex Sliwa (curator at the Cologne zoo)