Position: Internship, Level I: Bird/Animal Care
Location: Dover, DE
Qualification: Sophomore, Junior or Senior College Student
Start Date: February 14 to May 14, 2021
Application Deadline: February 12, 2021, 5 PM
Apply by submitting:
-Resume with two references
-Letter of interest
-Submit to Phung Luu at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “ABCC Internship Spring 2021”
ABCC has internships at our facility in Dover, DE. The intern may work up to four days per week, four hours per day. Average 16 hours per week and may include weekends and holidays. A stipend is provided.
The successful intern will possess a passion for working with birds, be honest, organized, reliable and motivated to learn.
Must be able and willing to take instructions and implement program as directed. Be able to work indoors and outdoors. Be able to lift heavy buckets/feeds. Must be drugs and drama free.
The position requires hands-on animal care and husbandry. Responsibilities include learning and implementing diet preparation, feeding and general husbandry. The proven candidate will have opportunities to learn handling and training of birds. Employment available depending on performance.
ABCC is a private organization with a mission to provide connections between animals and people through education and interaction via demonstration of natural behaviors. As a consequence of our programs we instill a sense of inspiration and conservation stewardship among visitors with whom we come in contact. We are able to do this by working with our animal partners using voluntary approaches to animal training and communication. Our birds include falcons, hawks, eagles, owls, macaws, conures, magpies, storks, vultues, and condors, to name a few. Our educational free-flight programs are featured at TV shows, schools, State Parks, National Wildlife Refuges, Universities and Zoos in the US.