Today's hours: 10am to 5pm 216.231.4600
The King of Dinosaurs

Animal Care Internship

Intern position: Perkins Wildlife Center
  • Opportunity typeInternships
Apply now
The Wildlife Resource Center at Cleveland Museum of Natural History has two Summer animal care internship positions available from June through August 2015. These voluntary positions are a chance to develop your skills and talents in all aspects of caring for captive wildlife.

Each internship is a three month commitment, 30 hours per week including working one weekend day. This is a physically demanding position; candidates must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. The focus of this position is caring for captive wildlife including mammals, reptiles and birds of prey. Typical assignments include cage cleaning, exhibit maintenance, food preparation, program presentation and assisting in providing enrichment and veterinary care. 

Candidates should have career goals consistent with the field of wildlife management. Previous animal experience is desirable.

To Apply

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and three letters of recommendation to Michelle Leighty at Wildlife Resources, The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, OH 44106 or mleighty@cmnh.org. Applications for the Summer 2015 internship will be accepted during the month of April 2015.

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History
is an Equal Opportunity, ADA Employer
and a substance-free workplace