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Primates Internship -- Winter 2019
Internship Period: November 25, 2019-February 29, 2020
Deadline to Apply: September 3, 2019 at 5:00 PM ET
Please note: If you are seeking an Animal Care internship, do not apply for more than two opportunities within the same term. Applying to more than two areas may disqualify the candidate from further consideration.
ZooTampa at Lowry Park is currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals interested in learning about the Animal Care field.
Description: Interns focus on the care and husbandry of various primate species while learning about the complexities of primate social structure, behavior and ecology. Interns participate in public talks, animal observations, enrichment sessions, medical procedures as well as observe training sessions. Through a series of lectures, interns will develop an understanding on how to train using operant and classical conditioning.
As an intern, you can expect to assist with and learn:
If an internship offer is made, it is contingent on:
Internships are unpaid and are designed to meet academic requirements, as applicable, and provide valuable real-world experience for participants. Successful completion of an internship may also yield letters of recommendation, a portfolio of their work when applicable and important networking contacts.
Who is eligible?
Applicants must be a Junior, Senior or Master’s level students or recent graduates. Applicants must submit an Internship Application, cover letter and resume in order to be considered for a position.
Please Note: Interns must make their own accommodation and transportation arrangements. This is an unpaid internship.
Please visit https://zootampa.org/intern-at-zootampa/ for more information.
ZooTampa at Lowry Park 1101 W Sligh AveTampa , FL 33604
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