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Previous experience working with mammals or birds or at an AZA institution is preferred, but not required.
Interns must be currently enrolled in, or have recently graduated from, a college or university. A minimum of one year of coursework in a major field of study to be applied during the internship (e.g. biology, zoology, animal behavior, etc.) is preferred. Knowledge of native animal natural history, biology, captive husbandry, and conservation issues preferred. Must be motivated to continue expanding knowledge base as it applies to native Nebraskan animals.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position requires considerable physical exertion, such as lifting heavy objects (up to 50-100 pounds), and/or assuming awkward positions. This position also requires working in hot and humid conditions. Applicants are strongly encouraged to consider these physical requirements before applying for an internship in this area. Interns that are not able to meet the physical requirements for the position may be reassigned to another department.
Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium3701 S. 10th StreetOmaha, NE 68107Phone: 402-738-2098
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