Skywatch Bird Rescue offers internships that run from Mid February to Mid April, Mid May to Mid August and Mid September to Mid November each year. Interns are required to be available a minimum of 15 hours per week. In addition to gaining a great deal of avian knowledge and experience, intern’s volunteer hours will count as community service hours performed. We are looking for confident, outgoing individuals who welcome new experiences and can represent our organization.
Students in the following academic areas of study would benefit from an internship at Skywatch Bird Rescue: Biology, Veterinary Medicine, Zoology, Ecology, Wildlife and Fisheries, and Science Education. (Anyone is welcome to apply for an internship, you do not have to be enrolled in a college program. Applicants must be at least 18 years old.)
This internship focuses on learning basic rehabilitation and supportive care of both adult and baby birds (and occasionally orphaned mammals), including Triage, medical examination and stabilization, untill they are ready to be released back to the wild. It includes a wide variety of tasks associated with running a bird rehabilitation facility, and will give you the opportunity to learn hands-on and in-depth. SkyWatch interns must be dedicated and willing to commit required hours each week on site, plus four hours a week on call from home for the duration of the internship period.
Internship applicants are required to fill out the intern application form below!
For questions on internship opportunities, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Put “Internship Question” in the subject line.