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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

Animal Care/Education Internship

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is a Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) accredited facility dedicated to rescuing abused, abandoned and unwanted big cats. The refuge, located in NW Arkansas, is seeking full-time, 6-months interns for our animal care and education positions. The refuge is a non-profit facility of over 100 rescued exotic cats.  Applicants must be self-motivated, with a high desire to provide the best care available to animals and to educate the visitors on the impacts of the exotic pet trade/entertainment industry. It is through education we can be the voice for wildlife everywhere. The ability to work in a team environment or independently is important. 15 positions are opened  for animal care and 2 for education each internship. Internships run every six (6) months. 

Experience Required

A degree in Zoology, Biology, Conservation, Education, or related field is preferred, but experience with exotic animal husbandry and education is considered.

How to Apply

For Animal Care: Email cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to
For Education: Email cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to 

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Eureka Springs, ARPhone: 479-253-5841 ext. 3

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