Animal Husbandry Internship




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

Animal Husbandry Internship

Organization: Rolling Hills Zoo

Location: Salina, Kansas

Internship unpaid

5 openings: Zoo Keeping

Description

Under the direction of our Head Keeper interns will provide daily care and management to zoo animals, animal training, enrichment, guest interaction and exhibit maintenance/design and other duties as assigned.

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 RHZ 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 Friday, Saturday, Sunday and/or Monday between the hours 7:00a.m.-6:00 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@rollinghillszoo.org or mail to Rolling Hills Zoo 625 N. Hedville Rd. Salina, Kansas 67401. Call Anita with any questions at 785-827-9488 ext. 117