Jobs at Drumlin Farm

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Wildlife Care Internship - May to August/September

Location: Lincoln, MA
Sanctuary: Drumlin Farm

Assist Drumlin Farm's Wildlife Care staff with the general care and maintenance of a collection of native non-releasable wildlife.

Responsibilities:

  • Diet preparation
  • Enclosure maintenance and cleaning, feeding
  • Some animal handling with supervision of staff members
  • Interns will also have the opportunity to observe animal training, medical procedures and more advanced handling of raptors and mammals
  • Interns will develop an independent project of interest to be completed in full during the course of the internship

Qualifications

  • A recent college graduate or current college student pursuing a degree in Biology, Zoology, Ecology, or a related field
  • Demonstrate  a sincere passion for working with captive wildlife
  • Candidates must be driven and responsible self-starters, who work effectively both independently and as a team player
  • Interest in sharing information in a professional manner through informal education with farm visitors
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding, fast-paced environment, on all types of terrain and in all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift and haul up to 50 lbs., including bags of grain and bales of straw
  • Successful candidates will also need to pass a background records check (CORI, SORI and driver's)

Compensation and Benefits

This is an unpaid internship.

Additional Comments

This position is for the summer of 2018 (May to August/September).

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Job# 2397