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.
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