The Hinsdale Humane Society offers two internship programs for those interested in working with animals and/or those interested in a veterinary medicine career, and one internship for those looking to intern in the areas of Marketing and Special Events. Find details below.
In the Dr. Robert Reschke Internship Program, college undergraduates work alongside shelter staff and volunteer veterinarians to gain valuable, hands-on experience including:
Interns work 40 hours a week, including weekends, for 3 months. Upon completion of the internship, a $1,500 scholarship is awarded. For more information or to apply, please contact the shelter at (630) 323-5637 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Jordan Crist Memorial Externship Program is named in memory of an exceptional young man who truly cared for the well-being of animals. In this program, veterinary students work:
This paid externship lasts six weeks. Upon completion of the externship, a $1000 scholarship is awarded. For more information or to apply, please contact Janet Storjohann at West Suburban Veterinary Associates at 630-968-4212 or email@example.com.
Summer. Approximately 3 months, 20 hours per week. Some evenings and weekends required. For students who have completed sophomore or junior year of college.
The Internship will offer experience in marketing, communications, special events planning, media relations, graphic design, donor solicitation, and fundraising. The Intern will work with staff and volunteers through exciting, high profile events and projects, and will learn about the inner workings of a successful non-profit animal welfare organization.
If applicable, credit hours will be allocated according to your University standards. Upon completion of the internship, a $1,000 scholarship is awarded.