[MARMAM] Summer Animal Care Internship-Northcoast Marine Mammal Center

Karen Helms karen at northcoastmmc.org
Mon Mar 2 12:59:50 PST 2020

Summer Animal Care Internship
Northcoast Marine Mammal Center

The Northcoast Marine Mammal Center in Crescent City, California, is seeking applicants for several internships in marine mammal stranding response and rehabilitation. There is a $750 housing stipend for the first 3 confirmed interns, on a first come, first serve basis. Internships are a minimum of 12 weeks, with longer commitments encouraged. Applicants will be living and working in Crescent City, CA.
Interns will participate in:

  *   marine mammal rescue and health assessment
  *   food preparation and feeding patients
  *   wound care and medication administration
  *   blood draw and subcutaneous fluid administration
  *   observing surgeries and necropsies
  *   cleaning pens, pools, kennels and hospital facility
  *   large whale disentanglement training
  *   fundraising events and special projects

  *   must be physically fit with the ability to lift 50lbs and walk long distances on the beach in adverse conditions such as hot and cold temperatures, humidity, rain, and wind
  *   must be willing to work 5 days a week including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  *   must be self-motivated, articulate, reliable, and responsible
  *   must work well independently as well as with a team
  *   must possess a valid driver's license
  *   must have experience with Microsoft Office, Word and Excel
  *   interns are responsible for making all arrangements with their educational institution for university credit
This is an unpaid position with no housing provided, however, we do offer a $750 housing stipend (3 pymts of $250). All interns are responsible for obtaining housing and transportation. A vehicle is preferred as public transportation is very limited and will not allow for participation in rescues and/or animal intake, which frequently happen on short notice.
Application Deadline: April 13, 2020
Internship Start Date: June 1, 2020
To Apply: please include the following and submit via email to volunteer at northcoastmmc.org<mailto:volunteer at northcoastmmc.org>. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. No phone calls or faxes please.

  *   a cover letter that includes preferred term length (12 week min./18 week max.)
  *   a current curriculum vitae/resume
  *   three references familiar with the applicant's academic/professional performance

Karen Helms,
Executive Director

Northcoast Marine Mammal Center
424 Howe Drive, Crescent City, CA 95531
Office: (707) 465-6265  |  Direct: (425) 444-1386

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