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Interns Picks: Internships for Animal Lovers

November 14, 2012

Every day, our intern Mitzi gets a sneak peek at all of the new internships being posted daily on Each week she’ll choose a theme and highlight a few of the new internships she thinks are cool/useful/interesting.

Mitzi Rodriguez

By Mitzi Rodriguez

This week I want to dedicate my interns pick blog to all those who take the time to care, educate, and protect our animals. Whether you’re interested in becoming a veterinarian, devoted to rescuing one of the thousands of endangered species, interested in ensuring that animal rights are protected, or simply enjoy the beauty and playful companionship of animals, these internships are for you!

Avian Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Internship
Save Our Seabirds, Inc. in Sarasota, FL
Dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of over 800 injured birds, Save Our Seabirds is seeking enthusiastic college students who are passionate in both the medical and ecological aspects of wild bird studies. Here you will gain experience in the identification, handling and treatment of injured birds, plus get the opportunity to participate in their rescue response team and avian surrogate parenting program! Apply now.

Spring 2013 Animal Care Internship
Plumpton Park Zoological Gardens in Rising Sun, MD
Love to care for animals? Then, assist the zoo keepers staff with basic animal husbandry duties like providing daily care and management to zoo animals, animal training and enrichment, diet preparation, monitoring animal behavior, and observe veterinary care. Apply now!

Veterinary Technician Internship
Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation in Kendalia, TX
Have intentions of going to Veterinary School? Here you will learn basic medical and diagnostic skills, how to examine animals, and how to administer medication. You’ll even be able to assist the veterinarian with surgeries and other medical procedures! Apply now.

Audio/Visual Internship
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals in Los Angeles, CA
Help protect the rights of animals with the largest animal rights organization in the world by assisting with production shoots, both on and off location, archiving raw footage and edits on a daily basis, and uploading and overseeing transfer of raw footage and edits. Apply now!

Animal Training and Enrichment Internship
Akron Zoo in Akron, OH
Help this non-profit, world conservation zoo provide enrichment for the animals, present animal encounters to the public, research and review enrichment data, and assist education staff in the training of show animals, and show preparations. Apply now!

Search through more internships with Animals here. What type of internships do you want us to highlight next week? Let us know in the comments below.

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