The OWN wildlife care internship is a pilot program designed for those
looking to introduce themselves to wildlife rehabilitation and rescue.
Suited for college students in life sciences, pre-vet, conservation, and
environmental studies as well as Adults simply looking to start a new
career. Interns will learn the basics of caring for orphaned and injured
animals, as well as become more familiar with the nonprofit sector.
Internships are a part-time, unpaid 20 hour per week commitment for
12 weeks each session. This can be tailored to credit requirements
needed by your college department.
Provide basic rehabilitative care for orphaned and injured
Assist our volunteer veterinarian with clinic duties
Understand diets and husbandry for several species of mammals, birds, and reptiles
Communicate and educate the public on wildlife
Learn about North Carolina’s wildlife rehabilitation laws
Support with administrative duties involved within nonprofits
Understand the basics of the nonprofit sector
Engage with fundraising events
Complete a capstone project by the end of the internship
2022 Application Timeline
Spring: February 10, 2022
Summer: April 10, 2022
Fall: August 10, 2022
Please send a resume, cover letter, and one letter of reference to Our Wild Neighbors at firstname.lastname@example.org