Available Apply Now for Weekday and Weekend Openings
Time commitment One full day per week (8:30am-5:00pm) for a period of six months
Responsibilities

The Aquarium Medical Center (AMC) is the primary workspace for our Animal Health Department.  It consists of a hospital ward for sick or injured animals, a surgical suite, radiography room, pharmacy, diagnostic lab, environmental quality lab, and necropsy facility.  The Animal Health Department consists of veterinarians, a veterinary technician, marine biologists, a laboratory manager, and an environmental quality manager and technicians.

Responsibilities:  Assist the AMC staff in all areas of animal care and medical treatments.  As a volunteer you will assist with preventative medicine, medical treatments, quarantine, pathology, laboratory diagnostics, and data entry under the supervision of the technician or biologists. The intern will gain exposure to a wide variety of the aquarium collection including reptiles, amphibians, fish, and occasionally birds and marine mammals.

Qualifications:  Previous experience with animal care and handling desired.   A background in college-level basic math and science is a must.  Candidates must be in good physical condition, 18 years old or older, be able to lift 50 pounds, and must be able work independently.