Apply now for: Fall 2015, Spring 2016
Time commitment: 2 to 4 Days Per Week (8:00am - 5:00pm)
Interns are incorporated into the daily activities of the Marine Mammal Department including:
·Daily food and diet preparation
·Cleaning exhibits and behind the scenes areas
·Scrubbing and disinfecting items used during training sessions
·Assisting trainers during training sessions and presentations
·Creating toys and enrichment activities for the animals
·Conducting enrichment sessions
·Option of speaking in public presentations
·Interact informally with Aquarium visitors
Candidates must be at least 18 years old and have a serious interest in a career in mammal training. Interns must feel comfortable bending and walking on uneven and wet terrain and be able to lift 50 lbs. The job involves a substantial amount of cleaning with various cleaning agents. Our exhibits are outdoors so interns must be comfortable being exposed to all weather conditions.
*Note: This position is not available for the January Term. Additionally, this internship has different Fall and Spring time commitments (14 weeks) than our other internships (12 weeks).
Please see our internship website for specific application requirements. Our website can be found here.