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Undergraduate Wildlife Rehabilitation Opportunity

Institution

New Mexico Wildlife Center


Address

PO Box 246


City

Espanola


State/Province

NM


Country

USA


Zip Code

87508


Primary Contact

Alissa Mundt


Position (of Contact)

Internship Coordinator


Phone

505-753-9505


Email Address

alissa@newmexicowildlifecenter.org


Fax

505-747-8862


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


Research

n/a


Allied Institution

n/a


Responsibilities

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. 


Duration

• Intern agrees to be available 40-50 hours per week for ten weeks from early June - August. All schedules will include weekend/holiday shifts. 


Application Requests

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


Application Deadline

February 19, 2016


Class Standing

undergraduate student


Compensation

$1000 stipend 


Housing

NMWC provides on-site housing for duration of internship


Transportation

Transportation to NM is the intern's responsibility. Limited transportation is available during the internship period. 


Insurance


Expenses


TB Tests/Vaccinations


Does program accept International applicants?

No


Misc. Information


Last Date Edited

12/2015

 

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