[MARMAM] Pinniped rehabilitation internship

Lanni Hall lhall at northcoastmmc.org
Wed Jan 24 15:54:36 PST 2007


MARINE MAMMAL RESCUE/REHABILITATION INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

The Northcoast Marine Mammal Center in Crescent City, CA seeks 
applicants for 2 summer internships working with stranded seals and sea 
lions.  These positions are open to undergraduate and veterinary 
students.  Internship dates will run May 14-July 9 and July 10-September 
2, 2007.  Start and end dates are flexible with the chosen interns.  
This is unpaid position, however a small stipend is offered to offset 
living expenses.  Interns are responsible for travel and housing.  
Housing may be available for qualified interns.

Description:

The internship is designed to give exceptional hands-on experience with 
pinnipeds in a rehabilitation facility setting including Pacific harbor 
seals, California sea lions, Northern elephant seals, Steller's sea 
lion, Northern fur seals.  The intern will take on a leadership role 
among 20-30 volunteers and will be directly responsible to the 
Director.  Interns will be involved in all aspects including, rescues, 
transports, veterinary procedures, animal care, releases, public 
relations and fundraisers.

Qualifications:

The internship is open to undergraduates, veterinary students and recent 
graduates.

Applying:  Interested individuals should send the following:

Cover letter and resume to:

Lanni Hall, Director
Northcoast Marine Mammal Center
424 Howe Drive
Crescent City, CA  95531
www.northcoastmmc.org

or fax to:  (707) 465-6265
or email to:  lhall at northcoastmmc.org

No phone calls please. 



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