For the safety of our guests, The Splash Pad, our outdoor children's play area, is closed through spring 2017 as we complete construction of the Mosaic Center and enhancements to our outdoor plaza area. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Husbandry- Dome Internship

The Florida Aquarium Husbandry- Wetlands Dome internship offers a well-rounded, educational experience working with our DOME team in our Biological Operations department.

Specialized internships are designed to provide valuable hands on experience in the care of specific animals and habitats at an AZA accredited, world class facility.

Intern will be responsible for helping husbandry staff with the day to day feeding and care of animals in our Wetlands Dome at the Florida Aquarium. Tasks will include engaging guests daily about our animals, maintaining systems by performing cleaning and daily tasks, assisting biologists in projects, leaning and being able to prepare diets for wetlands animals, and handling animals in a safe and calm manner.


• Must be a college sophomore or higher or up to 6 months post graduate with a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or higher.

• Must be able to work in both a group and individual environment.
• Have a general understanding of working with different types of animals.
• Willingness to do physical labor on a daily basis in sometimes hot/cramped spaces.  

Summer interns will all start on May 30th.

Internship is 10 weeks in duration in which at least 1 project must be completed. A minimum of 32 hours per week is required.  

Ready to apply? Find out how on the main internship page here.

All internships are non-paid.