The HAHS Internship Program

 

 

 

 

 

In 2002 the Hooved Animal Humane Society began a new program to help hooved animals. The HAHS Internship program enables currently enrolled college students to participate in our mission in a variety of ways. College students interested in an internship here at HAHS have two branches they can follow: outdoors with the animals and indoors in the office.

  • The Animal Care Internship has interns working with the animals on the farm as well as general farm maintenance.
     
  • Responsibilities: barn cleaning, assisting with veterinary and farrier visits, feeding the animals, and general farm maintinance. 
     
  • Qualifications: willing to work in all weather conditions, able to perform strenuous physical labor and lifting, and no previous animal experience needed but preferred
     
  • Specifications: minimum requirement of a 4 week stay, up to 40 hours per week.
     
  • Benefits: hands on experience with the farm animals, working closely with veterinarians, and helping rescue & rehabilitate neglected and abused animals.

If the outdoors aren't for you, there is an indoor internship available.

  • The Editorial & Organizational Internship has interns working in the HAHS main office helping with educational, fundraising and writing projects.
     
  • Responsibilities:  writing articles for Hoofprints magazine, maintaining database accuracy and information, and helping with event planning.
     
  • Qualifications: good communication skills, able to work independently or with a group, strong writing ability preferred but not necessary.
     
  • Specifications: minimum requirement of a 4 week stay, up to 40 hours per week.
     
  • Benefits: hone writing and editing skills, gain familiarity working in a non-profit enviroment, and helping with rescuing neglected and abused animals.

These internships are available year-round. For more on our publication internship and others, please visit the website of the American Horse Publications.

Those interested in an internship must submit: a resume, cover letter and references. If you are interested in the Editorial Internship you must also submit 2 writing samples.

For additional questions regarding this internship, please feel free to contact us by email at info@hahs.org. Be sure to put Internship in the subject line. You can also call our main offices at 815.337.5563.