Lake Erie Nature & Science Center offering wildlife internships

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center is seeking two interns to join their Wildlife Rehabilitation Staff and take part in a unique educational opportunity this upcoming summer. Interns will gain hands-on experience working side-by-side with staff by assisting with animal care, wildlife rehabilitation and public education.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with the cleaning, feeding and additional daily care of resident animals
  • Assisting with the care of animals admitted to the wildlife rehabilitation program
  • Assisting with the Center’s public education and programming
  • Department administrative and organizational duties

Preferred candidates should be in the process of completing coursework in environmental sciences, biology, zoology or related fields. Previous animal care experience is desirable. Applicants should value the Center’s mission and programs, demonstrate teamwork, be able to take on multiple projects at once and show proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office software. This is an unpaid internship, however may qualify for course credit. Interns must be available three to four days a week.

To apply, email a resume, cover letter and two letters of recommendation to Director of Wildlife, Amy LeMonds, at Applications will be accepted through the end of March.

Morgan Paskert

Morgan Paskert is on staff at Lake Erie Nature & Science Center.

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Volume 9, Issue 5, Posted 9:31 AM, 03.07.2017