Aquarist Intern(11)




Organization: Oregon Coast Aquarium (AZA Member)
Location: Newport, Oregon, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Oregon Coast Aquarium is offering internships for college students who are interested in working alongside our aquarist staff. Interns will assist staff with the basic daily operations vital to our Pacific Northwest collection. Duties include food preparation and feeding, assisting with animal collection from the local bay and tide pools, and exhibit cleaning with the potential to gain knowledge in fish health evaluation/treatment and aquarium life support. A typical schedule is 7:00 – 3:30, five days a week. Interns must be able to work with our team and independently in a safe and professional manner. This is an unpaid opportunity, and housing and transportation are the responsibility of the student.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter describing your qualifications along with contact information for 3 professional references to:

aquarists@aquarium.org

Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule a phone interview. Contacting of qualified applicants may occur before the posted closing date. For more information, please visit our website:

http://www.aquarium.org.