Wild Wings Education Intern

Organization: Carolina Raptor Center
Location: Charlotte, NC, us
Job or Internship: Internship

 Website: www.carolinaraptorcenter.org

Carolina Raptor Center is preparing for another great year of our summer free-flight show and education programming. The Wild Wings education interns will be involved in many aspects of our education and bird care department, from stage performances to raptor care and training. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

- Learn to present dynamic education programs using live raptors

- Assist with all aspects of raptor care from feeding, cleaning, health checks and training sessions using operant conditioning techniques

- Onstage and backstage duties for summer free-flight show

- Assist staff as needed

- Complete one personal project

Position Requirements:

Candidates must have completed at least their freshman year of college. College graduates are welcome to apply. Candidates should be flexible, friendly, and comfortable spending their days outdoors. A successful candidate will have commitment and excellent communication and organizational skills. Candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and deal with dynamic situations.

  • Two positions are available: Stipend and housing provided
  • These positions will run May 13, 2013 through September 6, 2013 (beginning date can be flexible)

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to Natalie Childers, Programs Director, at nchilders@carolinaraptorcenter.org