Sunday, March 4, 2018

Hummingbird keeper - paid work experience

Hummingbird keeper - paid work experience

Istituzione scientifica della Repubblica Italiana

The Centro colibrí Scientific Institution for care and breeding hummingbirds - founded by the famous professor Margherita Hack - based in an underground bunker in Udine Italy, is offering a "Working Experience" of 13 months, with a Scholarship that includes:

  • An apartment in Italy, with paid expenses; 
  • Financial assistance worth 250 euros per the month (300 euro for students in the second year);
  • A prize of 500 euro at the end of the 13 months;
  • 20 days of vacation and 10 days of special permission. 

No knowledge of the Italian language is required, the tutors speak English.

The offer of the "Working Experience" consists, after a training, in the autonomous management of hummingbirds (care, maintenance, feeding, etc) and the environments that house them.

At the end of 13 months you will receive the certificate of:

1st year DIPLOMA in Assistant Hummingbird Keeper, for the first year students;

2nd year GRADUATE DIPLOMA in Hummingbird Keeper, for the second year students

MINIMUM time required: 13 months

Arrival in Udine - Italy (nearby airports Venice, Treviso, Trieste and Bologna): before 23 March

Commitment: 6 days a week, full time

Location: Torreano di Martignacco, Udine, Italy

The person who will win the Scholarship for this 13 months "Working Experience", can be accompanied by a relative.

To apply please use this FORM

The closing date is 10 March 2018

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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