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The Animal Health team is currently seeking applicants who desire a career in veterinary medicine and/or animal nutrition to gain hands on experience in a zoological setting. The interns will not only be exposed to the daily tasks of vets, vet techs and keepers working in their sections but also educated in the areas of vet medicine, nutrition, husbandry, training, enrichment, biology, conservation and record keeping. It is our goal to offer a dynamic internship to individuals who have chosen a career in animal health of zoological animals.
Zoo Miami is the largest and oldest zoological garden in Florida, and the only tropical zoo in the continental United States. Today, Zoo Miami occupies almost 750 acres (340 developed), and is home to over 3,000 animals representing more than 400 different species. We are proud to be active in many global wildlife and environmental conservation initiatives and are currently involved in over 36 projects taking place on six continents. We are experiencing an exciting time of advancement that will focus on five strategic priorities: Animal Well Being, Conservation and Stewardship, Guest Experience, Financial Strength, and Performance Excellence.
Description: The internship at Zoo Miami is designed for college students or recent graduates interested in multi-species animal health. This internship is unpaid. Interns must commit to a 16-week period (including but not limited to weekends and holidays).
Although this internship will better equip individuals for a job in the veterinary field, this internship does not guarantee employment with Zoo Miami or Miami-Dade County.
All applicants will be notified upon receipt of all materials. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the coordinator of their acceptance and notified by Zoo Human Resources for further processing.
Interested applicants should visit https://www.zoomiami.org/internship for a detailed listing of opportunities.
Zoo Miami12400 SW 152nd StreetMiami, FL 33177Phone: 305-251-0400Fax: 305-378-6381
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