Animal Care and Professional Internships




Organization: Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Tampa, Florida, Country
Job or Internship: Internship

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo Internships Available

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo (TLPZ) is currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals interested in a variety of career paths associated with Zoos and Aquariums. Below are the internship programs available for the Fall 2013 term:

• African Hoofstock Internship

• Animal Science: Livestock Internship

• Aquarist Internship

• Asian Gardens Internship

• Aviary Internship

• Development Internship

• Education Administration Internship

• Education Teaching Internship

• Elephant Internship

• Florida Mammals Internship

• Graphics / Fine Art Internship

• Herpetology Internship

• Marketing Digital Photography Internship

• Marketing Media Production Internship

• Primates Internship

• Public Relations Internship

• Quality Service Internship

• Sales Internship

• Special Events Internship

Apply online by going to the following link and select the internship program of your choice:

http://newton.newtonsoftware.com/career/CareerHome.action?clientId=8ad8dbd139b8862b0139bcdd4ab373a4

Please note that internship applications are now only accepted online and may no longer be submitted by mail, email, or fax.

Deadline to Apply for Fall Programs: July 4, 2013

Who is eligible? Applicants must:

• Be at least 18 years of age.

• Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

• Be a Junior, Senior, or Master’s level students or recent graduate.

Intern Schedule Requirements

• Must be willing and able to commit to a 14 week internship

• Animal Department Interns must be able to commit to a schedule of a minimum of 25 hours per week. Some nights and weekends may be required.

• Education Department Interns must be able to commit to a schedule of a minimum of 15-20 hours per week. Some nights and weekends may be required.

• Operations/Administration Department Interns must be able to commit to a schedule of a minimum of 15 - 20 hours per week. Some nights and weekends may be required.

If an internship offer is made:

• Candidate will be responsible for a non-refundable $25 Application Fee.

• All offers are contingent on the successful completion of a criminal background screening.

• Education Department offers are also contingent on successful completion of a Level 2 fingerprint and background screening.

• Animal Department offers are also contingent on receipt of documentation of negative TB test within the last 12 months and Tetanus vaccination within the last 5 years.

Please visit http://www.lowryparkzoo.com/internships.php for more information. Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.