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Panther Ridge Conservation Center

Closing Date
October 1, 2015

Panther Ridge is looking for interns to care for many species of exotic felines including a Cheetah, Jaguars, Ocelots, and Clouded Leopards. Panther Ridge is a non profit organization dedicated to providing exceptional care for the animals in our collection, while teaching the general public about the plight of the exotic felines, all the while supporting conservation efforts in Africa and Asia. Panther Ridge is currently home to 17 cats with the enclosure space for over 20. We house 8 different species of exotic felines including Cheetah, Leopard, Jaguar, Puma, Clouded Leopard, Ocelot, Serval, and Caracal. Panther Ridge is located 30 min southwest of West Palm Beach, 20 min from the ocean and 1.5 hours from Miami. The start and end dates of the internship are flexible. Preferred start is October 1st and will last 3 months. For the right individual the internship may be extended. The interns will be expected to work 6 days a week. Housing and a $200/month stipend will be provided.

Animal care
Diet preparation
Cleaning of enclosures
Animal interaction and handling
Assisting with veterinary care if needed
Providing enrichment
Public interactions
Follow safety procedures

Must be working toward or have a degree in biology, zoological or a related field
3 months Full Time exotic feline experience preferred
Ability to lift and carry 40-60 pound boxes
Ability to work in the Florida weather conditions for extended periods of time
Must work all Holidays
Ability to Stand/Walk for 6-8 hours each day
Must be a hard working individual
Must be Self Motivated
Must work well with others
Must have their own reliable car

How to apply

To apply send a resume, cover letter, and three references to

Start Date

October 1, 2015.

Education and Pre-requisites

Not specified.

Compensation and benefits

Housing and a $200/month stipend

Application instructions

Send cover letter, resume and 3 references to