Job Type: Paid Internship
Salary Details: $70 per week + housing
Deadline: Aug 26, 2023
In-Sync Exotics is verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries and accredited by the American Sanctuary Association. We currently are home to over 70 exotic cats including lions, tigers, leopards, cougars, a lynx, servals and a cheetah. We offer 3-month and 6-month internships, designed to expand your knowledge in the care of exotic cats and the running of a sanctuary.
Experience includes diet preparation, feeding, cleaning enclosures, enrichment, observation of medical care at our on-site clinic, record keeping, general maintenance and more.
Interns will experience a wide variety of tasks throughout the day. Beginning with pulling heavy boxes of meat to thaw, followed by cleaning outdoor and indoor exhibits, preparing diets, preparing and distributing enrichment, record keeping and grounds maintenance.
Additionally, interns will assist keepers in feeding and medication administration.
A day’s work can be long hours especially in the case of an emergency.
We are currently accepting applications for the following terms:
- Fall: Aug 28,2023 – Nov 18, 2023
- Winter: Nov 27, 2023 – Feb 17, 2024
- Must be 18 years or older
- Must have completed or be working towards a degree in an animal-related field
- Must be in good physical condition and able to lift at least 50 pounds
- Must be able to work in all weather conditions
- Must be able to commit to a 12-week requirement (6 month internships also available)
HOW TO APPLY
Send interest information to firstname.lastname@example.org