Wildlife Rehabilitation Intern

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


500 Oeste de Finca AnitaQuepos, CR

We are working to save the wildlife!


Kids Saving the Rainforest (KSTR) is looking for a Wildlife Rehabilitation Intern to support our Veterinarian in daily rehab activities at the KSTR Wildlife Rescue Center. We are looking for an active, passionate individual to help us elevate our rehabilitation program of the wild animals in our care. The Rehab Intern must have the ability to work long days (12+ hours) with very little time off. This person must be extremely dedicated to animal conservation and willing to put the animals they’re helping first for the duration of their stay.

Reporting to and in partnership with the Veterinarian of KSTR, the Wildlife Rehabilitation Intern will have an opportunity to participate in the following activities:

  • Animal husbandry
    • Medicate rehab animals
    • Feed and clean rehab animals
    • Administer milk for orphans
    • Keep rehab cages clean and safe
    • Assist in exams, treatments, surgeries when needed
    • Manage rehab animal enrichment
  • Administrative clinic work
    • Open and close clinic daily
    • Manage cleanliness and order of both inside and outside of clinic
    • Evaluate and perfect quality of rehab animals’ diets
    • Complete thorough record keeping, and detail observations as needed


  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Veterinary

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Minimum of three months
  • responsible for all travel expenses as well as paying $800 per month for room and board.

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