Reptile and Amphibian Intern




Organization: Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Tampa, FL, United States
Job or Internship: Internship

Reptile and Amphbian Internship Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo (TLPZ) is currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals interested in a career as a zoological herpetologist. While working in our Reptile and Amphibian department, interns will learn all aspects of animal care and husbandry as well as gain experience across numerous herpetological taxa. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, daily care and feeding of animals in the collection, maintenance of animal habitats, behavioral observations, record keeping, animal enrichment and public interaction. Qualified applicants must be able to work in a team environment, able to lift 50 lbs, move heavy objects and work outdoors in the typical Florida climate.All positions require a minimum high school diploma with preference given to those who are currently working towards a degree in any of the life sciences or other related fields. Term of the Internship is three months. This internship is unpaid and requires a 40hr/week minimum commitment. Internship Dates and Deadlines to Apply:Spring 2013 Semester - February 21st through May 31st Deadline to Apply: January 6, 2013Please send resume, cover letter and application (http://www.lowryparkzoo.com/_page_content/internships/Intern%20Application%202011%20UPDATED%20April.pdf) to:Herps@lowryparkzoo.com