Internship Opportunities & Application Form
The Wildlife Science Center Internship Program is designed to provide technical or college level student interns with practical learning experiences and provide the opportunity for interns to consider entering or furthering careers in biology, wildlife management, development and education. Wildlife Science Center internships are available to undergraduates, recent graduates and graduate students.
In most instances, student interns are upper division majors or minors in the areas of biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine, education, development or related disciplines.
Internships are offered in the areas of animal management, development and education. Applications are accepted year round. All internships run 10 to 14 weeks with a 20 to 40 hour commitment. All internships are unpaid except for the Wildlife Science Center’s Wolf Camp internship (Wolf Camp is the Wildlife Science Center’s summer camp program opportunity – please contact WSC for more details.)
Wildlife/Animal Management – assist staff with daily maintenance chores (i.e. feeding, watering, cleaning enclosures, processing roadkilled deer, etc.), assist staff with maintaining daily records, assist with the construction of any new enclosures or other projects, and assist staff with maintenance and security of facility and grounds.
Education – assist staff with education programs including Saturday tours, wolf howl bonfires, school and other educational group programs, overnight wolf programs, offsite wildlife programs and public events.
All internships are unpaid and are 10 to 14 weeks in length and 20 to 40 hours per week. Limited housing is available.
Internship Application Form
Your application packet MUST include:
- Completed application form (online form below or PDF)
- Cover letter including a paragraph explaining why you are interested in the Wildlife Science Center internship
- Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable.)
- Two letters of recommendation from an advisor, supervisor or current employer using the form below.
Email your additional application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org
Incomplete application packets will NOT be considered.
For further information please contact us or call (651) 464-3993.