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, and housing available.

  • 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, and housing available.

  • 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 and there is housing available on the farm grounds. 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. Anyone who needs housing during the duration of their internship must undergo a background check.

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