Working at a Wildlife Park provides an up close and personal introduction to the diversity of life not only locally but on the planet. The Parks we work have an excellent reputation for animal care and likewise have rehabilitation facilities on site. The
- San Jose, Costa Rica
- Program Type:
- Intern Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Year Round
- Work Types:
- Animal Sciences, Hospitality
- Program Description:
- The INSTITUTE for GLOBAL STUDIES makes COSTA RICA dream internships come true! Work alongside top marine scientists; law firms; television stations; social workers; sports marketing gurus and many more! Our 90% placement rate on hard to find custom internships and global database of leading university researchers and top executives makes us the industry leader. IGS founder Dr. David Adams, a cultural anthropologist with twenty years of working one on one with students, has personally set up many of the internships during his world travels and research. The bigger the dream, the better the internship! 17 Countries.1 Dream.
Working at a Wildlife Park provides an up close and personal introduction to the diversity of life not only locally but on the planet. The Parks we work have an excellent reputation for animal care and likewise have rehabilitation facilities on site. The parks bring together diverse fauna for viewing that may otherwise not be possible for the public. This is a chance to work on a daily basis with these unique creatures and assist the public's appreciation and conservation of them. Job Duties Feeding Interpretation of exhibits Animal intake Grooming Animal record keeping Maintainence of exhibits Care for the grounds Marketing The intern will gain experience in all aspects of animal care and maintenance including animal feeding, food preparation, grooming, maintenance of live food colonies and animal record keeping. This program allows the intern the gain exposure to the level of care, maintenance dedication required to support a wildlife park of this type and the inhabitants. Applicants should note that there is no veterinary component to this internship.
IGS programs are the best programs for the money. We have purposefully kept cost below our competitors to allow us to work with deserving students. You will get one on one counseling throughout the process and we are available seven days per week. We provide students a letter of reccomendation as needed. And our founder, Dr. David Adams, can serve as a job reference in the future.
- Setting Description:
- We work in big cities like San Jose as well as rural locations. You can choose your location for most internships. IGS provides a contact person for each country. You will be picked up at the airport and shown your internship location. Next, we will tak you to your housing. You are guaranteed a private room a short commute to your job site. We try to place you where you can make friends easily in parts of town with other students and in housing options with people like yourself. We want you to be comfortable!
- Four Weeks $2335 Six Weeks $3255 Eight Weeks $3850 Twelve Weeks $4495 $500 more for custom internships Hawaii, New Zealand, Australia, and Europe cost more per each four weeks.
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