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Internship-Large Carnivores


Experience includes:
Safety procedures, diet preparation, feeding, cleaning, animal health, animal management, behavioral observations, enrichment, record keeping, assisting in construction and habitat modification, and related activties. Interns will also be involved with the volunteer program, and both formal and informal presentations. Classes led by certified instructors for CPR, Basic First Aid and Bleeding Control will be provided. Interns will have the opportunity to learn about animal behavior and emotions through participating in our Emotional Enrichment Program.
**This is a strict no contact position**
Experience Required:
Candidates should have at least two years of undergraduate program studies in zoology, animal management, biology, or a related field. International applications are welcome. Interns must be able to perform regular, strenuous duties in over 100 degree weather and must be able to lift 50 lbs. You must present yourself in a professional manner.
Interest in the 6 month internship can be noted on the application. Same deadline applies.
Visit our website, www.bigcat.org/intern-program, or email education@bigcat.org for more information about the requirements the Internship.
Housing, vehicles and a stipend are provided.


Applications are accepted year round!

Deadlines: Dec 1st for Spring Session (March 1st - May 31st)

           Mar 1st for Summer Session (June 1st - Aug 31st)

           Jun 1st for Fall Session (Sept 1st - Nov 30th)

           Sept 1st for Winter Session (Dec 1st - Feb 28th)

Please email application materials to: education@bigcat.org