HOPE FOR WILDLIFE INTERNSHIP FAQ

Please read the following before applying for an internship.

What are the available internship schedules?

There are four internship schedules available to apply for:

  • December 31, 2018 until March 25, 2019 (12 Weeks)
  • February 4, 2019 until April 28, 2019 (12 Weeks)
  • April 29, 2019 until August 18, 2019 (16 weeks)
  • August 19, 2019 until December 8, 2019 (16 weeks)

Can I apply for other dates?

Yes, you can specify your own dates, however it must be for a minimum of 12 weeks and acceptance preference will be given to applicants who apply for one of the specified schedules.

If I live locally or provide my own accomodations, can I apply for other dates?

Yes, if you have your own place to stay we will consider a placement outside of the specified schedules.

Where will I stay?

Hope for Wildlife has several apartments available for our interns, either on-site or a short walking distance from the facility.

Will I share a room?

Yes, all of our interns should expect to share a non-coed room.

When will I hear back about my application?

Due to the high volume of applicants that we receive each year, we regret that we are only able to respond to those people who have been selected for interview. If you are selected, you should expect to hear from us at least a few months of your selected start date, depending upon the number of applicants for those dates. Please do not contact us with questions about your application.


HOPE FOR WILDLIFE InTernship Application 2019

Contact Information
Name *
Name
Date of birth *
Date of birth
Address *
Address
Phone *
Phone
Internship Information
Eligibility to Work in Canada *
Although this interning with Hope for Wildlife is an unpaid, volunteer position, it may still fall under the definition of "work" in Canadian Immigration Law. As such, all international applicants must ALREADY posses the appropriate permits to be eligible to work in Canada in order to apply for an internship. Information for international students studying in Canada can be found here: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/index.asp and information for international applicants applying from outside of Canada can be found here: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/work/iec
Confirmation of Age *
Confirmation of Commitment *
Deposit *
Internship Type *
Preference will be give to applicants who are willing to do a rotation in both rehabilitation and education.
Internship Schedule *
Please select which internship schedule interests you:
If OTHER above, please provide your available dates below. IMPORTANT: Preference will be given to applicants that select one of the pre-defined internship schedules, however there are some circumstances where optional schedules may be accepted.
Previous Applications *
Have you previously applied for an internship with Hope for Wildlife?
If YES above, please provide the year of your most recent previous application:
Degree/Diploma Requirements *
Please indicate if you seeking this internship to fulfill the requirements of a degree or diploma?
If YES above, please provide the name of the school and the program you are enrolled in, and the contact information for your placement coordinator/supervisor so that we can contact him/her to ensure that the internship your are applying for meets the requirements of your program.
Accommodations *
A limited number of spaces are available at our facility. Applicants living offsite MUST have their own transportation; Hope for Wildlife is located in a rural area and public transportation does not meet scheduling requirements.
A personal reference is someone who knows you well enough to speak to your personality and overall character; this could include former supervisors or coworkers, clients (lawn care, babysitting, dog walking, etc.), people you’ve volunteered with, and so on. Please use the following format: Name, Relationship, Phone/Email
A work or academic reference is someone who can speak to your performance, including punctuality, teamwork, strengths, work ethic, etc; this could include employers, teachers, volunteer work supervisors, and so on. Please use the following format: Name, Relationship, Phone/Email
Please tell us a bit about yourself, why you would like to participate in Hope for Wildlife's internship program, and what you hope to gain from the experience.
Educational Background
Please list your educational background beginning with the most recent; please use the following format: YYYY-YYYY, School Name, Degree/Diploma
Please list any current certificates or licences that you possess:
Please describe any additional skills or training you possess:
Work Experience
Please provide details of your most recent or current employment using the following format: MM/YYYY-MM/YYYY, Position/Title, Company/Organization
Hours
Please describe your main responsibilities in the above role:
Please provide details of additional employment experience using the following format: MM/YYYY-MM/YYYY, Position/Title, Company/Organization, Main Responsibilities
Volunteer Experience
Please provide details of your most recent or current volunteer work using the following format: MM/YYYY-MM/YYYY, Position/Title, Company/Organization
Please describe your main tasks in the above role:
Please provide details of additional volunteer experience using the following format: MM/YYYY-MM/YYYY, Position/Title, Company/Organization, Main Responsibilities