Birds/Quarantine Intern

Organization: Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center (AZA Member)
Location: Virginia Beach, VA, United States
Job or Internship: Internship

Duties:Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the daily husbandry of bird exhibits and quarantine areas, preparing diets and feeding, cleaning and maintaining exhibits and quarantine areas, assisting during veterinary visits, updating records, participating in daily observations and enrichment of Animal Ambassadors as well as species on exhibit and in quarantine.

Qualifications: Prefer someone seeking a career in biology, sciences, or education. Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applicant must be available for a minimum of 20 hours a week for 10 weeks. Applicant should be able to tolerate working in hot, cold, or inclement weather conditions. Hours of work 7-4 pm or 8-5 pm and may include weekends and holidays.

Requirements: Intern must maintain a daily journal and meet regularly with the Bird Dept. Intern Coordinator.