North Carolina Zoo Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Internship

North Carolina Zoo



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The North Carolina Zoo Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Internship is available to undergraduate students and recent graduates who are interested in animal care and rehabilitation. To be considered for this internship, you should be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, bend, stoop, stand for periods of at least 30 minute intervals, walk on variable substrate, work in all climatic conditions, be able to read and follow instructions, communicate clearly, perform simple calculations, and have dependable transportation. Preference will be given to applicants who a pursuing a career in animal care. As an intern, you will assist with the routine daily care of wildlife patients, as well as caring for the resident animal collection. Your duties will include: preparation of diets, cleaning cages, admitting patients, feeding animals, answering phones, and record keeping. You will also have the opportunity to assist with medical tasks, as ordered by Veterinary staff, such as administering treatments, helping with radiographs and assisting with surgeries. This internship is located in Asheboro, NC.