Primate Internship

Organization: Audubon Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Job or Internship: Internship

Audubon Zoo in New Orleans is seeking applicants for internships in the Primate section for the spring and summer of 2014. Internships are unpaid positions and require 40 hours a week for a minimum of 12 weeks. This internship will provide practical hands on experience for those interested in the zoo keeping field. Interns will gain valuable experience while working with keeper staff to learn aspects of zoo animal care such as animal husbandry, exhibit maintenance, enrichment, and public presentations. Interns are expected to work in all types of weather and must be able to lift, bend, and stoop. Applicants must also have current proof of a negative TB test. Start and end dates are flexible upon selection. No housing is provided. To apply please send a resume and a cover letter to Ty Fayard by February 1, 2014. Applicants are thanked in advance, and only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.