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Day-to-Day Functioning of the Wildlife Clinic – Tufts Wildlife Clinic

Available Fall Spring Summer

Contact Name: Dr. Florina Tseng Details First Year Students: 2 Second Year Student: 2 Credit: varies Location: Bernice Barbour Wildlife Building Description General introduction to hands on wildlife care.  Students will primarily assist with day to day clinic functions such as admissions, physical examinations, husbandry, and medical treatments.  Students will have the opportunity to observe and Read More

Wildlife in Captivity – Tufts Cummings

Available Fall

Contact Name: Dr. Allen Rutberg Details Students: varies Credit: 0.5 Location: Center for Animals and Public Policy Description In readings, discussions, and field trips, students will explore welfare, conservation, health, and policy issues related to keeping wild animals in captivity. Topics will include exotic pets and trade in living wildlife; zoos and aquariums; captive breeding of Read More

Wilderness Society

Available Fall Spring Summer

Contact Name: Julie Wormser Best Method of Contact: phone Details Students: 3 Credit: varies Distance From Tufts: 38.8 miles Description STATUS PENDING FOR 2017-2018 ACADEMIC YEAR The Wilderness Society is devoted to preserving wildlife and wilderness, protecting America’s prime forests, parks, rivers, deserts, and shorelines, and fostering an American land ethic. Prerequisite: Energetic, organized, responsible, Read More

EcoTarium – New England Science Center

Available Fall Spring Summer

Contact Name: Amanda Kerstman Best Method of Contact: email: Details Students: varies Credit: varies Distance From Tufts: 7.5 miles Description The EcoTarium is a family-friendly, indoor-outdoor museum located in Worcester, Massachusetts. We offer three floors of interactive exhibits, exciting shows in the digital planetarium, daily Science Discovery programs, live animal habitats, hikes through forest and meadow Read More

Clean Water Action

Available Fall Spring Summer

Contact Name: Cindy Luppi Best Method of Contact: phone Details Students: varies Credit: varies Distance From Tufts: 36.9 miles Description Highly motivated around environmental protection issues. Includes media outreach, voter election issues (green voter issues), organizing citizens and community groups. Can be tailored to individual interests. Examples include: -Learn toxicological impacts on aquatic ecosystems. -Research Read More

Museum of Science

Available Fall Spring Summer

Contact Name: Maggie Notopoulos Best Method of Contact:email: Details Students: varies Credit: varies Distance From Tufts: 39.3 miles Description Previous experience in animal care preferred. Interest in working in a museum environment. Good interpersonal skills. The intern will assist in routine care and maintenance of the museum’s live animal collection and animal exhibits. This collection Read More