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Internship: Penguin & Sea Otter
Season: Fall 2022 (Approx Oct-Dec)
Application Deadline: Monday August 22 at 9am CST
This career learning experience offers exposure to the different facets of animal husbandry and positive reinforcement training. Working closely alongside staff, interns support teams that care for our animals. Our penguin and otter team cares for our northern and southern sea otters, and rockhopper and Magellanic penguins. Interns will assist with a range of daily tasks including cleaning, diet preparation, observations, and recordkeeping. They will learn the principles of operant conditioning and positive reinforcement training. There is also the opportunity to work on a focused project to further understanding of the profession.
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Please apply through our website: https://sheddaquarium.applicantstack.com/x/openings
John G Shedd Aquarium1200 S DuSable Lake Shore DrChicago, IL 60605Phone: 3126923167
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