[MARMAM] Harbor seal/Rehabilitation Internship
lhall at northcoastmmc.org
Fri Jan 9 11:30:47 PST 2009
Harbor Seal and Pinniped Rehabilitation Internships
The Northcoast Marine Mammal Center in Crescent City, CA seeks
applicants for two internships for Spring and Summer 2009. The Harbor
Seal Internship starts April 2009 and the Pinniped Rehabilitation
Internship starts July 2009. Start and end dates are flexible with the
chosen interns. This is an unpaid, volunteer position and chosen
interns are responsible for travel to and from Crescent City. Housing
may be provided for qualified applicants. A small stipend is provided
for groceries, etc.
The internships are designed to give exceptional hands-on experience
with stranded harbor seal pups and pinnipeds in a rehabilitation
setting. Interns will work with Pacific harbor seal pups, Northern
elephant seals and California sea lions. The interns will work closely
with NMMC staff and volunteers in all aspects of stranding response;
assessments, rescue, transport, rehabilitation, medical procedures,
necropsy's, record keeping, education outreach and assigned research
The internship is open to all applicants 21 years and older.
Undergraduates, veterinary students and recent graduates are encouraged
to apply. Internships for academic credit are the responsibility of the
chosen intern. Interns must be willing to work long hours on a flexible
and demanding schedule which includes weekends and holidays. Interns
should be in good physical health and have the ability to lift and carry
50 lbs. Interns must be able to take direction and work amongst a
diverse group of new and veteran volunteers.
Interested individuals should send a cover letter indicating the spring
or summer internship, a resume and three references to be considered.
Applications must be received by March 1, 2009 and no applications will
be considered after the deadline.
No phone calls please.
Northcoast Marine Mammal Center
Attn: Internship Program
424 Howe Drive
Crescent City, CA 95531
rescue at northcoastmmc.org
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