Wildlife Care Specialist Intern


Wild Wonders(wildwonders.org) is a ZAA accredited facility located on 10 acres, about 20 minutes from Oceanside. This Wildlife Car Specialist internship is a great opportunity to become familiar with a wide range of animal ambassadors.  Interns will learn diet and nutrition, husbandry, enrichment, positive reinforcement training and handling or the animals, as well as assisting in onsite and offsite presentations.

The right person for our team will:

  • Adhere to the highest standards of quality care
  • Be dependable, on-time, and able to

Internships are either 3 8-hour days a week for 4 months, or 4 8-hour days a week for 3 months.  This is an unpaid position.

Job requirements:

  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated in fields such as Zoology, vet tech, equine science
  • 18+ years old
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Have exotic animal and/or livestock husbandry and handling experience
  • Ability to work in challenging weather conditions, such as heat
  • For the safety of our animals, candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID, and able to wear a mask for their shift
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Bonus experience:

  • Previous animal care experience
  • Previous animal training experience

For consideration as a Wildlife Care Specialist Intern, please send resume to wildwonders@att.net

Best experience ever!!!

— ak