[MARMAM] Marine Animal Wildlife Response Internship at Alaska Sealife Center
savannahc at alaskasealife.org
Sat Dec 21 15:03:40 PST 2019
The Alaska SeaLife Center is currently recruiting for Summer 2020 Marine
Animal Wildlife Response Internship.
Interns will be exposed to and gain experience in the rescue and
rehabilitation efforts of Alaska’s stranded wild marine mammals and birds.
In addition to learning animal restraint and husbandry skills, interns are
expected to work with the public in-person while out in the field and over
the phone in a professional and courteous manner. Applicants should be
agile with a good sense of balance in order to maneuver around the exhibits
and holding areas, and be able to get on hands and knees to restrain marine
mammal patients. Under the guidance of Wildlife Response staff, the Intern
will be trained and expected to perform the following duties:
- Make daily animal diet preparations and perform routine cleaning of
quarantine and work areas.
- Assist with rescue and release of stranded animals as opportunities
- Assist with the Stranded Animal Hot Line and interact with the public
- Assist in the care and maintenance of the Center’s rehabilitating
animals and facility.
- Participate in educational talks or tours, and assist in the creation
of computerized learning modules.
- Maintain and update computerized medical records, and assist in
archival record digitization.
- Assist in pool cleanings and water quality testing.
- Help ensure that the rehabilitation clinic and quarantine area are
stocked and prepared to receive animals.
Please include the following as an attachment to your online application;
1-page cover letter, resume and at least 1 reference.
Click here<https://www.alaskasealife.org/employment_opportunities> to
apply. The deadline to apply for the Summer 2020 Internship is Sunday,
*Animal Care Specialist *Alaska SeaLife Center
P.O. Box 1329 • 301 Railway Ave • Seward, AK 99664
*ASLC 24-hour Stranded Animal Hotline*
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