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Elephant/Rhino Internship—Fall 2021
Internship Period: August 23, 2021-November 27, 2021
Deadline to Apply: June 3, 2021 at 5:00 PM EST
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. The Elephant/Rhino Internship at ZooTampa is designed for college students or recent college graduates who are interested in a career in large mammal management and operant conditioning based animal training. Our interns work side-by-side with experienced animal care staff every day in order to create enrichment, educate zoo guests on conservation efforts & observe husbandry training for the African Elephants & Southern White Rhinos. While this internship focuses on Elephants & Rhinos, interns will have the ability to work around & care for the other animals in the Africa Department; including Okapi, Bongo, Red River Hog, Giraffe, Pygmy Hippo plus other Hoofstock & Avian species.
Internship functions include, but are not limited to:
Who is eligible?
Please Note: Interns must make their own housing accommodations and transportation arrangements. This is an unpaid internship.
Please visit https://zootampa.org/intern-at-zootampa/ for more information.
ZooTampa at Lowry Park1101 W Sligh Ave33604, FL 33604
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