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Florida Mammals 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 a career in animal rehabilitation and zoo keeping. While working in our Florida Mammals Department, interns will learn all aspects of animal care and husbandry as well as gain knowledge in manatee rehabilitation.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to, daily care and feeding of animals in the collection, maintenance of animal exhibits, 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 11, 2013

Please send resume and cover letter to:

No phone calls please.