[MARMAM] Pinniped Rescue/Rehabilitation Internship Announcement

Lanni Hall lhall at northcoastmmc.org
Wed Jan 9 11:33:57 PST 2008


PINNIPED RESCUE/REHABILITATION INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

The Northcoast Marine Mammal Center in Crescent City, CA seeks 
applicants for a  spring and summer internship working with stranded 
seals and sea lions.  The spring internship starts April 2008 and the 
summer internship starts July 2008.  Start and end dates are flexible 
with the chosen interns.  This is an unpaid position and chosen interns 
are responsible for travel and housing may be provided for qualified 
applicants. 

Description: 

The internship is designed to give exceptional hands-on experience with 
stranded pinnipeds in a rehabilitation setting including Pacific harbor 
seals, Northern elephant seals, California sea lions and potentially 
Steller sea lions and Northern fur seals.  The interns will work closely 
with NMMC staff and volunteers in all aspects of stranding response; 
assessments, rescue, transport, rehabilitation, medical procedures, 
necropsies, record keeping and research projects and education outreach. 

Qualifications:

The internship is open to all applicants at least 18 years or older.  
Undergraduates, veterinary students and recent graduates are encourage 
to apply.  Internships for academic credit are the responsibility of the 
chosen intern.  Interns must be willing to work a flexible work schedule 
which includes weekends and holidays.  Interns should be in good 
physical health and strength and have the ability to lift and carry 50 
lbs.  Interns must be able to work amongst a diverse group of new and 
veteran volunteers.

Applying:

Interested individuals should send a cover letter indicating spring or 
summer internship, and a resume including three references to be 
considered. 

Send to:

Lanni Hall, Director
Northcoast Marine Mammal Center
424 Howe Drive
Crescent City, CA  95531
(707) 465-6265

or email to:
lhall at northcoastmmc.org

or fax to:
(707) 465-6292


Application deadline for spring internship is February 15, 2008 and 
summer internship is March 14, 2008.







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