Wild Horse Foundation is located in Franklin, Texas (Just north
of Texas A&M in College Station, Texas) Closest airport,
College Station or Waco, Texas. Physical address 13140
State Highway 7, Franklin, Texas 77856.
Internships are offered during spring and summer sessions only. 4
- 6 weeks of full-time work. Most internships are scheduled to begin
the first week in June and end the first week of August.
However, some flexibility is allowed to accommodate student's
schedules. We do not offer internships all year round. Please inquire on the spring and fall
sessions. No guest over night stays with any internship.
Internship responsibilities include assisting with daily horse
care and ranch operations, assisting with weekend horseback
camping rides; and participation in wild horse identification.
Additional projects are available and will be tailored according
to student interests and the needs of the Foundation.
College students who have finished at least their sophomore year
of undergraduate study in any Baccalaureate program and who have
an interest in pursuing a career involving horses, veterinary
medicine, animal behavior, wildlife management, or ethology are
encouraged to apply. While it is preferable that a student is
enrolled in the study of animal science, animal behavior,
ethology, or pre-veterinary medicine, this is not required.
Applications will be evaluated according to academic record,
prior experiences with horses and other animals, level of
interest and motivation, and career aspirations. Interns must
provides current grade transcripts and 5 references.
Because Wild Horse Foundation is a non-profit organization,
summer internships are conducted on a volunteer basis. However
all interns are provided with a room for the duration of the
internship, quest bunk house. Accommodates 8.
College programs differ in how college credit for internships is
awarded. Students should consult with their college advisor to
determine if credit can be earned through a Wild Horse
Foundation internship. As a guideline, 3 credit hours are
typically awarded for completion of a full 4 - 6 week internship
Most college programs require interns to consult with an
undergraduate advisor or coordinator when enrolling in an
internship program. Because requirements vary, interested
students should consult with their college advisor or program
coordinator to ensure that they meet all necessary requirements
for a college internship. Wild Horse Foundation will coordinate
with interns' advisors as needed to ensure that all requirements
for the students' programs are met.
A general application form for Wild Horse Foundation's
internship program is available on this site. College programs
may have additional requirements for intern applicants. Students
should first determine the requirements of their college and
then complete both their college application (if applicable) and
the Wild Horse Foundation application. Completed applications
should be sent to Susan Calhoun, c/o Wild Horse Foundation.
Wild Horse Foundation
P. O .Box 692
Franklin, Texas 77856
HERE FOR INTERN APPLICATION)