Animal Behavior & Conservation Connections (ABCC) Summer Internship

Location: Near Dover, DE
Position: Internship, Level I: Bird Care & Trainer, 20 hrs/week.
Qualification: Junior or Senior College Student

ABCC has an internship available May 30 to August 30, 2019. The position may work up to four days per week. Five hours per day. Average 20 hours per week. The position is based out of our facility near Dover, DE and may be required to participate in offsite events, weekends, holidays, and occasional evenings. Flexible schedule and ability to travel is preferred. The position requires hands-on animal care, husbandry, bird training, and public interaction.

The intern will possess a passion for working with birds and be motivated to learn. Education in animal behavior, wildlife education, biology, animal care or related experiences preferred. Preference given to junior or senior college students.

Responsibilities and qualities include:
-Honest, motivated, and reliable.
-Able and willing to take instructions and implement program as directed.
-Able to work independently or together in a team to achieve goals.
-Be comfortable working with birds.
-Be comfortable interacting with visitors.
-Be willing to learn handling and training of multiple bird species.
-Daily care, food prep, feeding, and cleaning of bird enclosures.
-Follow husbandry and training protocol as directed.
-Able to work indoors and outdoors.
-Able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
-Be willing and able to travel to offsite programs.
-Have a driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
-Must be drug and drama free.
-Other duties as assigned.

ABCC is a private organization with a mission to provide connections between animals and people through education and interaction via natural behaviors. As a consequence of the connections, we strive to 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 team includes falcons, vultures, owls, hawks, macaws, storks, hornbills and jays to name a few. Our educational free-flight programs are featured at schools, State Parks, National Wildlife Refuges, Universities, and Zoos in the US.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and three reference sources to Phung Luu, Director, ABCC at ptluu@msn.com with the subject title “Internship 2019” by 5 PM, May 16th 2019. A short 30 seconds video specifying your interest is a plus. Position available until filled.

Animal Careers Young Adult Conference

Date: Saturday, March 30
Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Brandywine Zoo Education Building
Cost
Members: $25
Non-members: $30

A one-day conference for people aged 14-22 who know they would like to work with animals, but are not sure what direction to go in! Hear speakers from various animal careers, including zoo professionals, field researchers, veterinarians, wildlife rehabilitators, and more who will present on their work and career paths.

Deadline to register is March 27th

 

 

 

Spring 2019 Course- Applied Biomedical Communication

Dr. Brannick will be offering Applied Biomedical Communication ANFS 450/650 in Spring 2019.  The course combines active learning experiences and brief lectures with a customized term project to help students develop individual written and oral communication skills for research, publication and careers in biomedical fields.  The class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30-1:45 in 009 Townsend Hall.  This course has been approved to fulfill the second writing requirement for ANS, PVAB, and FS majors.  For additional information, please see the attached flyer or contact Dr. Brannick brannick@udel.edu.

Biomedical Communication Undergrad-Grad Flyer-Spring 2019

American Society of Animal Science Internships

The American Society of Animal Science is currently accepting applications for both the  Summer 2018 Science Communications Internship and 2018 Science Policy Summer Internship Program.

To learn more visit the links below:

ASAS Science Writing Internship:
https://www.asas.org/taking-stock/blog-post/taking-stock/2017/09/14/asas-science-writing-internship

ASAS Science Policy (D.C.) Internship:
https://www.asas.org/about/public-policy/asas-science-policy-internship

Wagsworth Manor Pet Resort – Employment Opportunities

Wagsworth Manor Pet Resort, located in Malvern, PA, is seeking high energy, animal-loving professionals to join our team for both part time, full time, and seasonal positions. We are the area’s premier pet care facility and provide “A luxury retreat for the furry elite” through our high quality Pet Boarding, Dog Daycare, Pet Grooming, and Dog Training services. Our culture is one of high standards, professionalism, and an unrelenting commitment to providing the best experience for our guests.

We are seeking team players to join our exceptional staff in positions such as:

  • Front Desk Customer Service
  • Caretaker for dogs and cats
  • Day Camp Monitor

Experience Required:
Experience not required as on-the-job training will be provided, but MUST love animals, have a positive attitude, and be able to work weekends and holidays.

Additional applicant requirements:

  • Hardworking & dependable
  • Responsible
  • Team oriented
  • Warm & friendly
  • Professional
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Able to maintain a clean and safe environment for our guests
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs (for some positions)

Compensation:
Varies depending on position and experience

How to apply:
Interested applicants must email your resume to chelsea.h@wagsworthmanor.com. Emails without a resume will not be considered.

Location:  Wagsworth Manor Pet Resort – 27 Spring Mill Dr., Malvern, PA 19355

Med/Vet Summer Leadership Academy at Saint Georges

The Med/Vet Summer Leadership Academy at St. George’s University gives a student a unique opportunity to get an inside view of their future career as a doctor or veterinarian.

  • This two-week program offers students the opportunity to:
  • Experience medicine firsthand with trips to the local clinics, hospitals, farms, and businesses to gain practical experience.
  • Get an inside look at what it’s like to be a medical or veterinary medical student with hands-on experience in state-of-the-art training facilities lectured by SGU faculty and staff.
  • Enjoy the beautiful Caribbean island of Grenada, with trips to the beach, hikes in the rainforest, and snorkeling excursions.
  • Earn college credit for participating in lecture and clinical work.
  • Discover how adding an MBA or MPH to their medical or veterinary medical degree will set them apart from their peers and help them stand out throughout their career.

St. George’s University is a center of international education, with students, graduates, and faculty drawn from more than 140 countries. Since its founding in 1976, St. George’s University’s network of over 14,000 School of Medicine graduates have practiced in all 50 US states and more than 50 countries around the world.

For more information, please visit sgu.edu/summeracademy or contact summeracademy@sgu.edu.

Internship at Select Breeders Service – Located in Chesapeake City, MD.

The intern will assist our on farm veterinarian, Dr. David Scofield, with mare care, on farm breeding, embryo flushes and transfers, management of the recipient mare herd and local veterinary calls. In addition the intern will also participate in foal watching duties, assist at foalings and with neonatal care. Although the intern will be primarily based at our Select Breeders Veterinary Services division, there will be some opportunity to assist technicians at our main facility with stallion collections and semen processing.

We have two internship positions available:
Spring Internship: http://www.selectbreeders.com/employment/10-undergraduate-breeding-internship-spring
Summer Internship: http://www.selectbreeders.com/employment/11-undergraduate-breeding-internship-summer

Applications for the Spring internship are coming to a close, but there is still time to submit a resume, and the Summer Internship is now open for applications.

ANFS 111 Teaching Assistant Applications

Anyone interested in becoming a Teaching Assistant for ANFS 111 in the Fall of 2016, needs to have their applications into Ms. Nemec by May 1st. You can find the form on the department’s webpage under ANFS 399 and may return it via email to nemeclm@udel.edu to hard copy to Ms. Nemec’s mailbox in 044 TNS.

http://canr.udel.edu/anfs/course-information/