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Asian Gardens Intern

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

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo is currently seeking qualified applicants for the Spring semester.

-This position is a Non-Paid, Full-Time Internship in the Asian Gardens Department.

-Applications are due by January 2, 2013 for the Spring semester which begins February 28, 2013.

-Housing is currently not available.

The Asian Gardens department has a diverse collection which includes, but is not limited to Tiger, Sloth Bear, Greater One-Horned Rhino, Clouded Leopard and Malayan Tapir. Responsibilities include; assisting animal care staff in the husbandry routine, maintenance of animal exhibits and night houses, animal enrichment, public presentations and behavioral observations.

Qualified applicants must be comfortable in a team environment, possess excellent communication skills. Must be able to lift 50 pounds, move heavy objects, and work outdoors in typical Florida climate.

All positions require a minimum high school diploma with preference given to those with a university degree in Animal Sciences or related field. Interns are required to work different shift changes and 4o hours a week. All offers of internship are contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo 1101 West Sligh Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33604 or

No phone calls please. Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.