Apply now for: Fall 2013
Time commitment: At Least 3 Full Days Per Week (8:00am - 5:00pm)
The intern will provide support to the Giant Ocean Tank Dive Staff and Senior Dive Volunteers in the care and maintenance of the Aquarium's 200,000 gallon, Caribbean reef exhibit. NOTE: Due to the upcoming GOT renovation, responsibilities may be different than in past semesters.
Responsibilities: Duties will include daily food preparation, life support maintenance, cleaning of all support areas, G.O.T. surface feedings (barracudas, sea turtles, needlefish, porcupine fish, etc.), assistance in medical and animal acclimation procedures, and diving in the G.O.T. for cleaning and underwater feedings.
Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Must be SCUBA certified.
Special Requirements: You must be receiving credit for the internship and be available at least 3 days per week for a period of at least 12 weeks.
Note: Not available for the January Term internship.