[MARMAM] Internships at Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center (Maine)

Shannon Prendiville SPrendiville at une.edu
Sun Oct 9 10:07:02 PDT 2011

The University of New England's Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center is currently accepting applications for the Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center Internship Program. We are looking for highly motivated, dynamic candidates who will work closely in a team setting with staff and volunteers to assist with all aspects of veterinary care and husbandry of sick and injured seals, cetaceans and/or sea turtles. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: Daily care of animals, transport of live/dead marine animals, water quality testing, maintenance of daily food and medical records, necropsy, education/docent tours and computer entry of data. Additional duties and projects may be assigned by staff.

These positions are unpaid and interns are required to find their own housing and transportation. Interns should expect to be scheduled to cover a variety of shifts including  weekday, nights, weekends and holidays. The ideal candidates should be mature and motivated, and possess a strong work ethic and excellent observational and communication skills.

The deadline for Spring Applications is November 15, 2011; Summer Applications are due March 1, 2012.  Interested applicants can find all information and application materials on our website http://www.une.edu/research/msc/marc/internship.cfm.

Applications and questions can be submitted to MARCinfo at une.edu c/o Kristen Patchett, Volunteer/Internship Supervisor

Shannon Prendiville
Animal Care and Lab Technician
Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center
University of New England
11 Hills Beach Road
Biddeford, ME 04005
sprendiville at une.edu

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