Behavioral Training & Enrichment Internship




Organization: Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure (AZA Member)
Location: Salina, Kansas, United States
Job or Internship: Internship

Organization: Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure

Location: Salina, Kansas

Internship unpaid

1 Opening

Description

Under the direction of our Assistant Curator interns will research species specific animal enrichment, observe animal training, enter and record animal data, assist keepers with diet prep and guest interaction, and learn the general workings of an animal enrichment and behavior training program. Interns will also be exposed to registrar duties such as permitting, data entry, and acquisitions/dispositions.

Requirements

Applicant must be at least 18 years old and able to pass a background check.

Be able to lift at least 70 lbs.

Have a tetanus shot and negative tb test.

Must be enrolled in college and supply RHWA with a letter of intent from a professor

A one-time fee of $30 is required to offset the cost of the intern uniform shirt, application processing, nametag and training materials.

Schedule

Most interns will follow the college calendar (Spring, Summer, Fall semesters) and will commit to a 8-10 week program. Schedules will be determined on an individual basis with preference given to those available Monday through Friday between the hours 7:00a.m.-5:00 p.m. These hours are subject to intern availability during the school year.

College credit

We will work with your college/university to offer you college credit however it is your responsibility to arrange this. We will provide any documentation your school requires for credit hours.

Apply

Complete the Intern Application and submit to Anita Butler at anita@rollinghillswildlife.com or mail to Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure 625 N. Hedville Rd. Salina, Kansas 67401. Call Anita with any questions at 785-827-9488 ext. 117

The closing date for this position is March 15th