Organization: Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
Location: Tampa, FL, United States
Job or Internship: Internship
Asian Gardens Internship
Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo (TLPZ) is currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals interested in a career as an animal caretaker.
Asian Gardens has a very diverse collection, primarily consisting of small to large Hoofstock and Carnivores (see website: LowryParkZoo.com for specific animal collection information). Responsibilities include but are not limited to, daily care and feeding of animals in the collection, maintenance of animal habitats and barns, behavioral observations, record keeping, animal enrichment and public interactions. Qualified applicants must be able to work in a team environment, able to lift 50 pounds, move heavy objects and work outdoors in the typical Florida climate.
All positions require a minimum high school diploma with preference given to Juniors and Seniors who are currently working towards or have earned 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:
Deadline to Apply
April 2, 2013
Summer 2013 Semester
Starts - May 24, 2013
Ends – August 31, 2013
Please send resume and cover letter to: Asia@Lowryparkzoo.com
No phone calls please. Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.