Build your research skills in one of the most biodiverse countries in the world! Interns can study bugs, primates, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, fish, or birds and their ecology. This site encourages the eventual publication of scientific findings, as it aims to bring more awareness to the preservation of Paraguay’s beautiful habitats and diverse wildlife.
Learn more about New Zealand’s native species, conservation efforts, and animal care in internships across New Zealand. Animal-related opportunities are available in a wide variety of roles relating to animal/wildlife science, animal nutrition, wildlife ecology, avian science, veterinary science, husbandry, zoo management, education, rehabilitation, habitat restoration, and conservation.
Support the efforts of Singapore’s first wildlife rescue center run by a non-profit and learn about local species and the illegal wildlife trade. Interns at ACRES will support daily animal care, including food preparation and distribution, cleaning and maintenance of enclosures, enrichment activities, and educational outreach. Interns with prior experience may also be able to support rescue operations and volunteer vet care.
Interns will gain hands-on experience working with animals at one of the parks run by Wildlife Reserves Singapore (Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari, Singapore Zoo). Interns will support daily animal husbandry, including preparing food and feeding animals, cleaning animal facilities, behavioral and environmental enrichment improvements, and other tasks as needed. Ideal for students studying zoology, wildlife science, veterinary science, and conservation.
Gain valuable horticulture/permaculture or animal care experience at a sustainable farm on-site at an internationally recognized learning community in Northern Thailand. Internships may focus on agriculture, animal care, or farm education.
The South African Shark Conservancy, is an NGO committed to the conservation and sustainable use of living marine resources. They conduct ecosystem-based research to understand sharks and their habitats for conservation and management purposes. Interns will be part of making lasting contributions to shark conservation.
Join a small team of interns supporting giant panda research in Sichuan, China under the supervision of dedicated researchers from PDXWildlife. 12 week opportunities are available throughout the year for this competitive program. Previous research or relevant experience is recommended, and interns should apply early if possible.
This wildlife rescue site focuses on the care, rehabilitation and study of Costa Rican wildlife, including sloths, toucans, macaws, owls, monkeys, and other creatures that become injured, ill, or orphaned in the wild. The site gives them a loving home with the goal of providing appropriate medical treatment, rehabilitation and then – when possible – returning them to their natural environments. Interns at this site will assist with daily animal care and clinical activities.
Located in southern Brazil’s on Santa Catarina Island, this NGO hosts interns interested in animal husbandry, ecotourism, and fieldwork related to the conservation of the neotropical otter and its ecology. Interns support otters in captivity by assisting with feeding, handling, environmental enrichment and behavioral studies, as well as in their natural habitats by observing and collecting data on hiking and kayaking excursions.
A variety of internships are available in Vietnam in the fields of agriculture and environment, business, education, engineering, hospitality and tourism, law and legal studies, and medical/health care.