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Mystic Aquarium

Spring 2022 Internship - Pinniped and Beluga Whale Husbandry

Interns will work closely with trainers to assist in day-to-day operations and care for Steller sea lions, harbor seals, Northern fur seals, spotted seal and beluga whales. 

Interns must have a flexible schedule and work five days a week.


  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Expected to pass swim test including:
    • 100 yard swim in less than five minutes
    • Tread water for 10 minutes or two minutes without hands
    • Deploy life safety/flotation device


  • Assist staff with preparing diets for collection animals
  • Clean and maintain exhibits and back-up areas
  • Record keeping
  • Assist with enrichment

How to Apply

Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Boulevard
Mystic, CT 06355
Phone: 8605725955

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