Promoting wolf conservation since 1999

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Did You Know?

As of 2015, only 50-75 red wolves remain in the wild in North Carolina, the lowest the population in years.

WCC Internships

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The Wolf Conservation Center is pleased to offer the opportunity for interns to gain experience in wildlife conservation and education. Interns will learn about animal husbandry and enrichment; environmental education; enclosure and grounds maintenance; and non-profit fundraising by participating in daily activities alongside WCC staff. Daily activities that interns will assist with include food preparation, helping with on-site education programs, and enclosure construction.

There are two internship sessions, spring and summer, with the spring internship geared towards high school students and the summer internship designed for college students. This is an unpaid internship opportunity. College credit is offered if desired; interns are responsible for obtaining necessary approval from their university.

melissa Di ninoQualifications:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age (driver’s license is encouraged).
  • Must enjoy working outdoors.
  • Must be in good physical condition and able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Preference is given to students pursuing a career in a related field.

To Apply:

Please fill out an internship application and waiver and send, along with references, resume (if applicable) and a one page statement detailing your interest in the internship, to Spencer Wilhelm via email or USPS.

The Intern application, waiver, and handbook can be found below.





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