Animal Care/Diver Internship
3-4 days per week, 7:30am-12pm, set schedule
Great Lakes Aquarium’s Husbandry Dive Internship program is designed as a volunteer career learning experience for those with a strong desire to dive as a profession. Interns will gain firsthand experience in diving, dive equipment care, dive operations, as well as animal care. Animal care includes: food preparation, exhibit maintenance & cleaning, water quality, animal health and record keeping. Applicants must be 18 years or older with a valid open water dive certification as well as have at least 10 open water dives, 3 of those being in cold water.
Animal Care Internship
3-4 days per week, 7:30- 11:00 am, set schedule
Great Lakes Aquarium’s Husbandry Internship program is designed as a volunteer career learning experience for those with a strong desire to move into the aquarium or zoo field as a career path. Interns will gain firsthand experience in aquarium husbandry, food preparation, enrichment, exhibit maintenance, water quality, animal handling and health, and record keeping. If this internship is for college credit, there will be a project culminating in a permanent fixture at the Great Lakes Aquarium.
Requests for internship positions are evaluated on experience (professional and/or volunteer), academic achievement, interview success, willingness, and ability to make a commitment to the program and positions available. By successfully completing this internship, students demonstrate responsibility, reliability, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Great Lakes Aquarium 353 Harbor Drive Duluth, Minnesota Website
Number of Position Openings: 3
Please send a resume and cover letter along with a completed application to intern coordinator Laura Jorissen, Great Lakes Aquarium, 353 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN 55802 or email@example.com. Please direct questions to 218-740-2050.
Find application forms for each position at: http://glaquarium.org/about-us/jobs-and-internships/
Laura Jorissen firstname.lastname@example.org