Bear Educator Internship-PAID

North American Bear Center

amount

Varies

awards available

Unspecified

deadline

February 28, 2023

Description

The Bear Educator Internship is available to undergraduate and graduate students who are exploring careers in wildlife biology, zoology, environmental sciences, ecology, wildlife management, and animal behavior. To be considered for this internship, you should be at least 18 years of age, hold a valid driver's license, have a willingness to learn, and be comfortable with groups of diverse people. As an intern, you will educate NABC visitors about the four ambassador bears (via on-site programs and Q&A) and wild black bear behavior (via videos, exhibits, and Q&A). You will be required to conduct programs and give tours to visitors and will be responsible for all aspects of bear care including maintaining a clean bear enclosure, bear foraging and feedings, bear enrichment activities, and food preparation. This position will also require giving visitors information on local flora and fauna. This internship is located in Ely, MN, and is offered during the summer and fall semesters.