Intern Requirements

 

ExoticFeline Rescue Center
2221 E. Ashboro road
Center Point, IN  47840
         812-835-1130           efrckeepers@gmail.com
 
EFRC Internship Program

EFRC offers structured unpaid internships for students.  This program is individualized for each student.   It gives interns an opportunity to learn first hand the many aspects of exotic animal care. Summer internships require a minimum of eight weeks participation.

PREREQUISITES:

  • Interns must be at least 18.
  • Interns must send a resume and schedule a working interview if requested.
  • Interns must be capable of lifting up to 60 pounds and be in good health.
  • Most interns are pursuing majors in animal related fields; EFRC does not require such a course of study.
  • We are looking for individuals who are hardworking, dedicated and self motivating.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • If the internship is for credit you must fulfill the requirements of your school.
  • You must arrange for the school and EFRC to communicate and provide EFRC with all of the information needed to help you fulfill your requirements.
  • You will meet with mentor weekly.
  • You are encouraged to keep a daily journal.

 

DESCRIPTION OF INTERN DUTIES:

  • Intern schedules will be individualized.
  • All interns will undergo training on safety procedures.
  • All interns will be involved in food preparation, feeding, cleaning, maintenance of the enclosures and grounds, construction and veterinary care.
  • All interns will be trained and involved in Public Education including greeting tourists at the gate, daily public tours and other educational programs

 

WHAT DO I AS AN INTERN NEED TO PROVIDE:

  • Travel Arrangements
  • Appropriate clothing
  • Your own housing (EFRC will assist you in trying to locate housing close to the center whenever possible
  • HOW DO I APPLY:
  • Send or email a cover letter including an explanation of your previous experience, why you want to come to the Exotic Feline Rescue Center and your career goals for the future.
  • Resume

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

This program does not include DIRECT CONTACT with any adult cat.

There are no exceptions to this policy.

Safety of the animals and the staff must always come first over personal need.

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Thank-you for your continued support!
 
Please contact us at efrc1@frontier.com    
2221 E. Ashboro Road, Center Point, IN 47840
(812) 835-1130.
Holiday Hours
Closing at Noon on Christmas Eve, Closed Christmas Day
Closing at Noon on New Years Eve,Closed on New Years Day
Open  Tues-Sun  10-5
$10/adults  $5/under 12