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Animal Care Internships

Animal Care

The Florida Aquarium Animal Care internships offer a well-rounded, educational experience working in a variety of areas. Internship opportunities may include assisting biologists with daily husbandry duties, daily food preparation and feeding, animal training and guest interactions.

Qualifications:

  • Must be college sophomore or higher with a GPA of 3.0 or higher OR up to six months’ post graduate
  • Must be flexible and able to work in an ever-changing environment
  • Must be able to work both independently and as part of the team
  • Must be able to follow specific instructions while also being comfortable self-directing
  • Must have a general understanding of working with different types of animals
  • Strong communication skills are essential
  • Willingness to perform physical labor on a daily basis

Time Commitment:

  • Work days and times vary, depending on position, and may include early mornings and weekends.

Please Note: All Animal Care internships are unpaid. Interns must make their own accommodation and transportation arrangements.

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