Africa Hoofstock Internship




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

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo (TLPZ) is currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals interested in learning about the Animal Care field.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to, daily care and feeding of animals in the collection (giraffe, various antelope species, okapi, meerkat), maintenance of animal exhibits and barns (much physical labor), 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.

Preference will be given to those who are currently working towards a degree in any of the life sciences or other related fields. This internship is unpaid and requires a commitment of 40/hrs week. There is no housing available.

Internship Dates and Deadlines to Apply:

Spring 2013 Semester - February 26th through May 31st

Deadline to Apply: January 19, 2013

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Hoofstock@Lowryparkzoo.com

No phone calls please.