Humane and Wildlife Education Internships Available!

Humane Animal Rescue’s Education Department is seeking students who are interested in working with the education department staff to learn about how we teach the public about animals. This internship delves into the following topics surrounding humane and wildlife education:

  • Natural history of PA’s Wildlife
  • Education techniques for various age ranges
  • Writing lesson plans
  • Preparing lessons for summer camps
  • Training educational animals (wild and domestic) via positive reinforcement techniques
  • Designing enrichment plans for permanent resident animals
  • Proper husbandry care and handling of education animals
  • Building educational programs using live animal education ambassadors

Internship Job Description
Internship Application (.pdf or .doc)

We offer three Humane and Wildlife Education internship sessions per year: spring, summer, and fall.  Prospective candidates may send an application, along with a resume and cover letter, for the internship session you desire if you are able to commit to the dates listed below.  Applications sent before or after application dates will not be considered. For more information on our internship opportunities, please contact education@humaneanimalrescue.org.

Summer

Application dates: March 1st – April 1st
  • Applications for summer internships will not be accepted before March 1st or after April 1st.
  • Interviews will be offered as applications are received on a first-come, first-served basis.
Starting date of internship: May 1st – 14th
Ending date of internship: August 14th – 28th

Fall

Application dates: July 1st – August 1st
  • Applications for summer internships will not be accepted before July 1st or after August 1st.
  • Interviews will be offered as applications are received on a first-come, first-served basis.
Starting date of internship: September 1st – 14th
Ending date of internship: December 4th – 18th

Spring

Application dates: November 1st – December 1st
  • Applications for summer internships will not be accepted before November 1st or after December 1st.
  • Interviews will be offered as applications are received on a first-come, first-served basis.
Starting date of internship: January 1st – 14th
Ending date of internship: May 1st – 14th