Sled Dog Kennels Intern 2019

Expected Dates
April 15, 2019 to October 13, 2019
Site
Denali National Park
Position ID
PO-00727711
Are you an animal lover? Come join us at Denali National Park for a summer of sled dogs, hard work outdoors, and beautiful surroundings!
 
The incoming intern will assist in the care of 30 Alaskan Husky sled dogs. Tasks include feeding, cleaning, grooming, and training adults and puppies and monitoring their general health (20%), you will also maintain equipment and grounds (20%), assist with ensuring safe and smooth sled dog demonstrations for the public, may drive the dog team or deliver 40 minute interpretive talks (30%), interact with visitors and answer questions (20%), collect National Weather Service weather data (5%), training and office work (5%).
 
  • Sled Dog Kennels in Denali National Park and Preserve
  • First Aid/CPR, basic vet care, Interpretation training online and in a classroom, ergonomics and stretching
  • Hiking, backpacking, wildlife viewing, biking, and fishing.
  • No
Main Area of Focus
Visitor Services and Site Operations
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Biology
some coursework or experience
Communications
some coursework or experience
Education
some coursework or experience
Recreation Management
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
Customer Service
some experience
Hand Tools
some experience
Working with Animals
competent with supervision
Social Media
some experience
Public Speaking
some experience