A unique opportunity now exists to apply for an Internship at the only elephant sanctuary to accept any elephant. By joining this program you can develop skills which are vital in the professional world of elephant management.
Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary, located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in 330 acres of beautiful Arkansas countryside, in the heart of the southern United States, offers an opportunity for animal people of various experience and interest to apply for a position as an Elephant Care Intern.
Under the professional guidance of the Sanctuary's two founding Directors, Scott and Heidi Riddle, the successful applicants will work with African and Asian Elephants of both genders and various ages.
The sanctuary has gained worldwide acclaim for its research and education, as well as its practical work involving elephant care.
The Internship begins on a one-month basis, with a review and possible extension to this time taking place in the third week of the Internship. However, applicants wishing to seek a longer period of Internship will be considered and must indicate so at the time of application.
Accommodation in a modern dormitory is offered, and the use of kitchen facilities is supplied.
Applicants are requested to pay a $100 Internship fee. Spaces are limited and applicants need to be at least 18 years of age.
Further details and an application package are available by contacting the sanctuary at:
Telephone: (501) 589-3291
Fax: (501) 589-2248