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Wildlife Rehabilitation Intern

Hiring Organization:
Kids Saving the Rainforest

Date Posted:

Position Description:
Rehabilitation Intern: This internship is well suited for students or recent graduates with a concentration in biology, wildlife management, animal conservation, and similar fields of study. You will work in our rescue center, helping prepare animals for their release. The tasks required of you will vary greatly depending upon the animals in our care and where they are in on their journey to release. Activities will include enrichment, observation, ethograms, care and feeding of animals in our rehab and boot camp areas, and more. You may be called upon to perform studies of suitable habitats, and/or to track individuals after release.

We are seeking serious, passionate individuals with the desire to dedicate themselves to work in the wildlife/animal fields. Coursework in veterinary studies, primatology, zoology, environmental education, wildlife ecology or a related field is recommended. Spanish language skills, as well as experience traveling to a tropical country and living in remote conditions are preferred. All interns must complete required vaccinations and purchase current international health insurance while in Costa Rica.

Interns pay $2950 for 85 day internship.

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
This includes all accommodations, food, and full training by an experienced staff. You will receive invaluable hands-on experience working with wildlife in a rescue & rehabilitation settings.

Term of Appointment:

Application Deadline:

Write to us at for more information regarding our internships, as well as our short-term volunteer experiences.

Contact Information:
Kerri Conrad
500 OE Finca Anita
Quepos, none 60601
Costa Rica


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