Wildlife Science Center
Environmental Education Internships
Spend your summer teaching kids about one of Minnesota’s most popular animals – the gray wolf. The Wildlife Science Center is looking for interns to assist with Wolves and Wildlife Camp and other education programs for the summer of 2018.
The Wildlife Science Center is located in Stacy, Minnesota, just 40 minutes north of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Educational opportunities concentrate on the Wildlife Science Center’s resident wildlife including wolves, mountain lions, black bears, Canada lynx, red and gray foxes, bobcats, porcupine, and birds of prey.
The Wildlife Science Center:
- Provides education programs to 20,000 – 25,000 people annually.
- Conducts and assists in research involving wolf physiology, behavior, reproduction, genetics and more.
- Trains both student and professional biologists alike through wildlife handling courses provided four times annually.
- Assists in the conservation of endangered red and Mexican gray wolves and other subspecies of gray wolf.
- Supervise all Wolves and Wildlife Camp participants during the week long day camp sessions.
- Ensure safety of all Wolves and Wildlife Camp participants.
- Develop and conduct programs and assist staff with Wolves and Wildlife Camp, onsite and offsite education programs, Wolf Howl Bonfires, and Overnight Programs.
- Maintain and update educational/ informational displays in the Wildlife Science Center’s education building.
- Provide logistical support for onsite and offsite wolf/ raptor programs and Wolves and Wildlife Camp.
- Assist staff with animal care/ maintenance when needed for resident wildlife.
- Assist with maintenance and security of facility and grounds.
The internship position is available to undergraduate or graduate students preferably interested in natural resources, education, and wildlife.
Start date: On or about June 18, 2018 (Date subject to change)
Finish date: On or about August 10, 2018 (Date subject to change)
$250.00 per weekly camp session. Please contact the Wildlife Science Center for details.
Please send a resume, cover letter describing your experience supervising, working with, and presenting programs to kids, a copy of transcripts (an unofficial copy is acceptable), and letter(s) of reference. An onsite interview will be conducted.
Application Deadline: positions will remain open until filled.
Bob Ebsen, Education Director
Wildlife Science Center
22830 Sunrise Road NE, Stacy, MN 55079