**State Veterinary Medical Associations** Please refer to your individual state’s Veterinary Medical Association (VMA) for opportunities within your specific state/area. Each state VMA can be found here: httpswww.avma.org/about/state-vmas **North Carolina** **All Walks of Life Mobile Service** Address: 3065 Langdon Road, Angier, NC 27501 Contact: Dr. Edward Samuels Email: [email protected] Phone: (919) 567-2965 Website: httpwww.allwalksoflifemobilevetservices.com/ **Animal Ed.Ventures Sanctuary** Address: 1489 Live Oak Rd, Coats, NC 27521 Email: [email protected] Phone: 910-897-1555 Website: httpanimal-edventures.org/ **Animal Hospital of Fayetteville** Address: 3109 Fort Bragg Rd., Fayetteville NC 28303 Phone: (910) 323-1535 Website: httpwww.ahofnc.org/ **Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV) **Website: ARAV.ORG **Atrium Animal Hospital** Address: 6520 McMahon Drive, Charlotte NC 28226 Phone: (704) 542-2000 Website: www.atriumanimalhospital.com **Avian and Exotic Animal Care** Address: 8711 Fidelity Blvd., Raleigh NC 27617 Phone: (919) 844-9166 Website: www.avianandexotic.com **Avian & Exotic Mobile Veterinary Service** Address: 121 Carriage Drive, Stoneville, NC 27048 Phone: (336) 427-0083 **Be Wild Exotic Animal Education and Rescue** Address: Durham, NC Email: [email protected] Phone: 919-442-8238 Website: httpsbewildnc.org/support-us/ **Blue Ridge Wildlife Center** Address: 106 Island Farm Lane, Boyce,22620 Phone: (540) 837-9000 Website: httpswww.blueridgewildlifectr.org/ Opportunity: Offers a summer clinical where you learn to rehabilitate wildlife and also gain enough experience to become licensed in N.C **Carolina Tiger Rescue ** Address: 1940 Hanks Chapel Rd., Pittsboro, NC 27312 Phone: (919) 542-4684 Website: httpscarolinatigerrescue.org/learn/internship/ Opportunity: This exciting 6-week, hands-on program gives interns an opportunity to learn many aspects of exotic animal care from routine feeding to veterinary care **Carolina Veterinary Specialists** Address: 12117 Statesville Road, Huntersville NC 28078 Phone: (704) 949-1100 Website: httpwww.carolinavet.com/ **Conservator’s Center Inc. (CCI Address: 676 E Hughes Mill Road, Burlington, NC 27217 Phone: (336) 421-0883 Website: httpwww.conservatorscenter.org/ Opportunity: Learn about the care of all the animals and what it takes to run a non-profit facility; summer internships available **Duke University, Lemur Center** Address: 3705 Erwin Road Website: httplemur.duke.edu/ **Fresh Start Rescue Inc Website: httpswww.freshstartrescueinc.org/volunteers-and-internships.html **Griffin Avian and Exotic Veterinary Hospital** Address: 2100 Lane Street, Kannapolis NC 28083 Phone: (704) 932-8111 Website: httpwww.griffinexotics.com/ **Highlands Biological Station** Address: 265 North Sixth Street, Highlands, NC 28741 Phone: (828) 526-2623 Email: [email protected] Website: httpshighlandsbiological.org/jobs-and-internships/ Opportunity: Full-time, summer internship in which interns help teach the public about the history of the Appalachians and related Nature Center exhibits as well as assist with animal husbandry. Send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to above email address, along with NC application (link provided on website). Stipend, housing, and possible college internship credit provided **Noah’s Landing** Address: 1489 Live Oak Rd, Coats, NC 27521 Phone: (910) 897-1555 Opportunity: Noah’s Landing offers volunteer positions to assist with animal care, as well as work as tour guides. Students can participate in their internship, which provides hands on animal care and can be counted for college credit **North Carolina Herpetological Society** Website: ncherps.org **North Carolina Wildlife** N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, Wildlife Diversity Program Address: 1751 Varsity Drive, Raleigh, N.C. 27699 Phone: (919) 707-0064 Website: httpwww.ncwildlife.org/Volunteer.aspx Opportunity: the agency’s Wildlife Diversity Program works to prevent species from becoming endangered by maintaining viable, self-sustaining populations of all native wildlife, with an emphasis on species in decline **NC Zoo Internships** Address: 4401 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC 27205 Website: nczoo.org/interns **NC Zoo Wildlife Rehabilitator Internship** Address: 4401 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC 27205 Website: httpwww.nczoo.org/subpages.aspx?pageID=12643&danh mục=Tình nguyện viên&CID=215&contentPage=true&desc=false&listingID=4489 Cơ hội: Sở thú N.C. cung cấp nhiều cơ hội thực tập thú vị và độc đáo. Môi trường động vật mang đến bầu không khí vui vẻ nhưng đầy thách thức để có được kiến ​​thức và kinh nghiệm xây dựng nghề nghiệp quý giá **Phượng Hoàng Hạ Cánh Giúp Vẹt** Địa chỉ: P.O. Hộp 459 Alexander, NC 28701 Email: [email protected] Trang web: httpswww.phoenixlanding.org/ **Trung tâm động vật hoang dã Piedmont** Địa chỉ: 364 Đường Leigh Farm, Durham NC, 27707 Điện thoại: (919) 489-0900 Trang web: httpwww.piedmontwildlifecenter.org/volunteer/ Opportunity: Volunteer opportunity includes animal and raptor care and offers rolling admission; application is available online. Internship opportunities include wildlife conservation (available spring, summer, and fall semesters) and education (available spring and summer semesters); application available online **Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary** Address: 119 Doe Dr, Hubert, NC 28539 Phone: (910) 326-6432 Website: httpswww.possumwoodacres.org/internships Opportunity: Intern works with small mammals and a wide variety of birds through rehabilitation, education, and animal care. Work for a minimum of 30 hours/week with a minimum of 8 weeks; time of year of internship depends on intern’s availability. Application is available online **Red Dog Farm Animal Rescue Network** Address: 8653 NC Hwy 65, Stokesdale, NC 27357 Email: [email protected] Phone: 336-288-7006 Website: httpreddogfarm.com/volunteer/ **River Road Animal Hospital** Address: 8593 River Rd SE, Southport NC 28461 Phone: (910) 454-8910 Website: httpwww.rrvet.com/ **Rolesville Veterinary Hospital** Address: 300 Batten Road, Rolesville, NC 27571 Phone: (919) 562-0100 Website: www.rolesvillepetcare.com **Schiele Museum of Natural History** Address: 1500 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054 Phone: (704) 866-6911 Email: [email protected] Website: httpwww.schielemuseum.org/schiele-support/jobs-internships.html Opportunity: Internship involves animal husbandry, presenting information to museum audiences, and data collection; Available during spring, summer, and fall semesters; housing is available on site food and transportation not provided; email resume, letter of interest, and availability along with application form to email provided and can call phone number provided for more information **SkyWatch Bird Rescue** Phone: (855) 40-RESCU · (855) 407-3728 Email: [email protected] Website: skywatchbirdrescue.org **Timberlyne Animal Clinic** Address: 110 Banks Drive, Chapel Hill NC 27514 Phone: (919) 968-3047 Website: httpsvcahospitals.com/timberlyne **The Wolf Sanctum** Address: 131 Wolf Crossing, Bakersville, NC 28705 Phone: (828) 688-9005 E-mail: [email protected] Opportunity: Volunteer with a non-profit organization that offers a sanctuary for wolf and wolf hybrids **Western North Carolina Nature Center** Address: 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28805 Phone: (828) 259-8080 Website: httpswildwnc.org/volunteer-2/ Opportunity: Variety of internships including Nature Lab, Small Mammal, and Wildlife Rehab (plus many more). All internships are unpaid, but internship credit is possible. Internships are available fall, spring, and summer semesters. Summer 2018 application due April 20, 2018. Internship descriptions are on provided website, and application is online **Arizona** **Little Rock Zoo Internship** Liên hệ: Kate Barszczowski, [email protected]Điện thoại: (501) 661-7271Trang web: httpwww.littlerockzoo.com/internshipsCơ hội: Thực tập sinh sẽ có được kinh nghiệm quý báu khi làm việc động vật kỳ lạ bằng cách làm việc với những người trông coi vườn thú chuyên nghiệp**California** **WildCare**Địa chỉ: 76 Albert Park LaneSan Rafael, CA 94901Điện thoại: (415) 453-1000 x27Trang web: httpswww.Discoverwildcare.org/volunteer-opportunities/internships-in-wildcares-wildlife-rehabilitation-hospital/Email: thực tập @wildcarebayarea.orgCơ hội: Thực tập liên quan đến phục hồi động vật hoang dã và chăm sóc động vật; thực tập sẽ được học về chăn nuôi, lịch sử và một số kỹ thuật y học; phải làm 24 giờ một tuần trong ba tháng; nhà ở và phương tiện đi lại không được cung cấp; đơn đăng ký có sẵn trực tuyến**Florida** **Trung tâm động vật hoang dã Nam Florida**Trang web: httpswww.humanesociety.org/search?keys=internshipCơ hội : Giới thiệu thực tập sinh về chăm sóc, phục hồi chức năng và y học cho động vật hoang dã**Zoo Miami**Địa chỉ: 12400 SW 152 Street, Miami, FL 33177Điện thoại: ( 305) 251-0400Trang web: httpswww.zoomiami.org/volunteerEmail: [email protected]**Dolphins Plus**Địa chỉ: 101900 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037Điện thoại: (305) 451-1993Trang web: httpswww.dolphinsplus.com/research-and-education**Dolphin Plus Marine Mammal Người trả lờiĐịa chỉ: Key Largo, FLĐiện thoại: (305) 615-8078Trang web: httpswww.dpmmr.org/dolphins-plus-marine-mammal-educational-courses/ thực tập ** **Island Dolphin Care**Địa chỉ: 150 Lorelane Place, Key Largo, FL 33037Điện thoại: P: 305-451-5884 | F: 305-453-5399Trang web: httpsislanddolphincare.org/educational-resources/marine-mammal-courses/**Indiana** **Khu bảo tồn động vật Black Pine**Địa chỉ: 1426 W. 300 N., P.O. Box 02, Albion, IN 46701Điện thoại: (260) 636-7383Trang web: httpwww.blackpine.org/Cơ hội: Có chương trình thực tập mùa hè 8-12 tuần; chịu trách nhiệm chăn nuôi động vật và dịch vụ khách hàng tại công viên động vật kỳ lạ; một số nhà ở có sẵn theo yêu cầu; đơn đăng ký có sẵn trực tuyến**Louisiana** **Cơ hội thực tập nghiên cứu bảo tồn Viện thiên nhiên Audubon**Trang web: httpwww.auduboninst acad.org/volunteersCơ hội: Sinh viên đại học quan tâm đến sinh học bảo tồn được nhận vào một chương trình thực tập có chọn lọc, nơi họ có được kinh nghiệm thực tế với các chương trình nhân giống động vật hoang dã có nguy cơ tuyệt chủng**Maryland** **Sở thú Maryland**Trang web: httpswww.marylandzoo.org/about-us/internships/Cơ hội: Thực tập mang đến cho sinh viên cơ hội đạt được tín chỉ đại học nhờ trải nghiệm học tập và làm việc được giám sát, đồng thời giới thiệu cho họ các kỹ năng và trách nhiệm chuyên môn trong lĩnh vực nghề nghiệp yêu thích**Massachusetts** **Trung tâm động vật hoang dã New England**Trang web: httpswww.newildlife.org/internship/Cơ hội: Sinh viên đại học và học sinh trung học của chương trình có được kinh nghiệm trực tiếp có giá trị về khoa học, công nghệ, kỹ thuật và toán học (ST EM), công nghệ y tế thú y, y học và lịch sử tự nhiên**Michigan** **Sở thú John Ball**Trang web: httpwww.jbzoo.org/support/internshipCơ hội: Trong bầu không khí thú vị và đầy thách thức này, các thực tập sinh sẽ có thể bổ sung những kinh nghiệm trước đây và áp dụng kiến ​​thức trên lớp**Nebraska** **Henry Doorly Zoo**Trang web: httpwww.omahazoo.com/Địa chỉ: Omaha, NECơ hội: Có nhiều cơ hội thực tập mùa hè khác nhau, chẳng hạn như Sinh học sinh sản Thực tập mùa hè**New Hampshire** **Hiệp hội Bảo tồn Sinh viên**Địa chỉ: Văn phòng Quốc gia; Charlestown, NHDale Penny, Chủ tịch SCAP.O. Box 550, 689 River Road, Charlestown, NH 03603Tel.603.543.1700, Fax 603.543.1828 (fax)Trang web: httpwww.thesca.org/, httpwww.thesca.org/contact**New York** **Seneca Park Zoo**Địa chỉ: 2222 St.Paul Street, Rochester NY 14621Liên hệ: Ken Nelson, [email protected] web: httpsenecaparkzoo.org/get-involved/aab-pre-vet-internships/Cơ hội: Nghiên cứu được tài trợ trong năm tuần và học bổng lâm sàng mùa hè**Pennsylvania** **Thực tập vườn thú Philadelphia**Trang web: httpswww.volgistics.com/od/13387/assignment/67 /profileCơ hội: Thông qua các kỳ thực tập, chúng tôi mang đến những trải nghiệm thực tế, chất lượng cao giúp bạn đạt được các mục tiêu học tập và nghề nghiệp của mình**Washington** **PAWS.Những người giúp đỡ động vật (Trung tâm Động vật hoang dãĐịa chỉ: 15305 44th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98087Điện thoại: (425) 787-2500Trang web: httpswww.paws .org/volunteer/Cơ hội: Có rất nhiều cơ hội dành cho những cá nhân mong muốn có được kinh nghiệm thực hành quý giá trong các lĩnh vực chăm sóc động vật đồng hành, các vấn đề công cộng/quan hệ cộng đồng, phục hồi động vật hoang dã và thuốc thú y**Phục hồi động vật hoang dã ở Wolf Hollow.**Trang web: httpwolfhollowwildlife.org/index.php/education/internships/Cơ hội: Thực tập tại Wolf Hollow cung cấp cơ hội để có được kinh nghiệm thực hành khi làm việc với nhiều loài động vật hoang dã khác nhau và học các kỹ năng như kỹ thuật xử lý, chế độ ăn, phương pháp chuẩn bị thức ăn và cho ăn cũng như hỗ trợ các trại cai nghiện có kinh nghiệm**Washington D.C * *Thực tập quản lý động vật vườn thú quốc gia, thực tập viên hỗ trợ thủ môn, khu vực chim**Trang web: httpsnationalzoo.si.edu/careers/internships/animal -chăm sóc-và-chim-hành vi-nghiên cứu-thực tập-scbi Opportunity: The National Zoo provides the opportunity for interns to participate in daily animal management and visitor education **National Zoological Park Internship Program, Rock Creek – CSS – Internship in One Health** Website: httpsnationalzoo.si.edu/careers/internships/center-for-species-survival-internship-one-health Opportunity: This internship is a collaboration project between the Department of Wildlife Health Sciences, the Center for Species Survival, and the Department of Nutrition Science. Interns will have the opportunity to work with Dr. Michael Power on projects related to clinical nutrition and animal health, human public health research, and laboratory-based investigations of animal nutrition **National Zoo Conservation Education Internship** Website: httpsnationalzoo.si.edu/careers/internships/conservation-education-internship Opportunity: The intern’s main duties will focus on growing skills in program development, research, and providing engaging opportunities for zoo visitors **Various Locations in the US** **International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council Intern** Website: httpswww.animaledu.com/student/Careers/Wildlife-Rehabilitation-Careers/Wildlife-Rehabilitation-Internship-Opportunities Opportunity: Explore the differing internship/career opportunities available **African Conservation Experience** Website: httpswww.conservationafrica.net/short-experiences/ Opportunity: Follow one of our professional guides deep into the African wilderness. With expert tuition in a variety of wildlife conservation issues, you’ll return home with new skills as well as amazing memories from your time in Africa **Global Vision International** Phone: 01727 250 250 Website: httpwww.gvi.co.uk/ Opportunity: Various trips available; promotes sustainable development worldwide through responsible volunteering programs **LafeberVet **Email: [email protected] Phone: 1-815-888-4040 Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST Website: httpslafeber.com/vet/resources-education/ Opportunity: Will frequently have free scheduled exotics CE **Loop Abroad** Website: httpswww.loopabroad.com/program/veterinary-service-south-africa/ Opportunities: Unforgettable veterinary and animal experiences in Thailand, South Africa, and Australia! **Projects Abroad** Website: httpswww.projects-abroad.org/volunteer-projects/veterinary-medicine-and-animal-care/ Opportunity: Assisting professionaland staff at clinics with routine treatments and caring for animals at specialized centers by helping with feeding, cleaning, maintenance, and behavior observation **VetMed Team **Website: httpswww.vetmedteam.com/classes-free.aspx Opportunity: Will frequently have free scheduled exotics CE **Aquatic Opportunities** **North Carolina** **Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge** Address: 100 Conservation Way, Manteo NC, 27954 Phone: (252) 473-1131 Email: [email protected] Website: httpswww.fws.gov/refuge/alligator-river/get-involved Opportunity: Interns are involved in multiple refuge programs, including turtle patrol and bird nesting. Internship provides a food stipend, and on-site housing is provided. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Send background/experience, cover letter, availability, resume, and three references to email provided **Bald Head Island Conservancy, Inc. Environmental Education Internship** Bald Head Island Conservancy, P.O. Box 3109, Bald Head Island, NC 28461 Telephone: (910) 338-0930 Contact: Kendyll Goeman, Environmental Educator Email: [email protected] Website: httpsbhic.org/discover/conservation/environmental-services/# Opportunity: This internship is intended to give undergraduates not only environmental education experience, but also experience in working at a small non-profit organization **The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center** Address: SeaTurtleHospital, P.O. Box 3012, Topsail Beach, NC28445 Website: httpswww.seaturtlehospital.org/volunteer.html **NCSU Turtle Rescue Team** Website: httpscvm.ncsu.edu/outreach/resources/turtle-rescue-team/ **North Carolina Aquariums Aquariology Internship Opportunities** Contact information: httpwww.ncaquariums.com/contact-us Website: httpwww.ncaquariums.com/fort-fisher-internships **Alaska** **Alaska SeaLife Center** Website:httpswww.alaskasealife.org/internships Opportunity: Depending on the type of fellowship, duties may include assisting aquarium, avian or marine mammal staff with animal husbandry tasks; helping with marine-related research projects or as support in our education department. Fellows will be required to participate in a variety of areas and all are required to participate to some extent in the interpretive aspects of our operation **Connecticut** **Mystic Aquarium Institute for Exploration** Mystic Aquarium’s intern program is designed to provide college students and recent college graduates with an advance knowledge of the aquatic world. There are 1-3 internships available each semester as well as in the summer Contact information – 55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT 06355-1997 Phone: 860.572.5955 Fax: 860.572.5969 Email: [email protected] website: httpwww.mysticaquarium.org/careers/internships/ **Florida** **Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission** Website: httpsmyfwc.com/ Opportunity: FWRI interns are college-level students or post-graduates who spend a semester working with a mentor to obtain career guidance and experience **Mote Marine Laboratory Internship Opportunities for College Students** Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL34236 Phone: (941) 388-4441 Website: httpsmote.org/research/internships Opportunity: Mote internships are designed to inspire students with a life-long appreciation and commitment to the conservation and sustainability of our oceans by providing unique, hands-on opportunities to conduct ocean science research, education, or support services under the mentorship of Mote scientists, educators, animal care specialists, and other professionals **Illinois** **Shedd Aquarium** Website: httpswww.sheddaquarium.org/About-Us/Jobs-Internships-and-Volunteering/Internships/Marine-Mammals-Internship/ Opportunity: The marine mammal intern program is designed to be a career learning experience. Interns will gain firsthand experience in data collection, food preparation, and marine mammal husbandry **Massachusetts** **National Marine Life Center** Website: httpsnmlc.org/ways-to-help/ Opportunity: Depending on need and case load, interns will assist with the care of the NMLC rehabilitation patients including seals, sea turtles, and freshwater turtles. Animal Care duties will include animal restraint; cleaning; disinfecting tanks, equipment, and environmental enrichment devices; diet preparation; administering feeds (including tube feeding); record keeping; facility maintenance; and water quality testing **New England Aquarium** Website: httpwww.neaq.org/get-involved/internship-programs Opportunity: Our internships offer college students, recent graduates, and career changers experience in nearly every department of the Aquarium — from marketing to animal care **Washington** **Seattle Aquarium** Website: httpswww.seattleaquarium.org/internships Opportunity: The Seattle Aquarium internship program is designed for those with a strong desire to move into the zoo/aquarium field as a career path. Our internship is an in-depth program requiring a minimum commitment of 400 hours (maximum of 500 hours) in at least 10 weeks but no more than 13 weeks (32-40 hours per week).