Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge has 16 Animal Care intern spots and 2 Education intern spots available.
Animal care interns are responsible for the daily care of tigers, lions, bears, leopards, cougars, servals, and bobcats. Daily care includes cleaning, feeding, and medicating. Additional duties include: habitat maintenance & construction, animal husbandry & enrichment, record keeping of animal behavior, educational public tours, and behavior management training. To apply, send your cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: Internship Program.
Education interns are responsible for educating visitors about resident species through daily tours, educational programs, and special talks. Additional duties include: research & program development, educational writing for web, newsletters & articles, presenting for groups & summer camps, and developing educational wayside exhibits. To apply, send your cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation by email to: email@example.com with subject line: Education Internship.
Students chosen for the internship will be provided: housing on the refuge with included amenities of heat, AC, utilities paid, full bath, kitchen, washer & dryer, satellite TV, and internet service. They will also be provided a $100 weekly stipend for food.
Applications are due April 1 , 2022.
Start of internship is August 15, 2022.
End of internship is February 12, 2023.
Location of internship is Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
For more information, visit Turpentine Creek's website.