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Seattle Aquarium

Fish & Invertebrate Internship

The Seattle Aquarium internship program is designed for those with a strong desire to move into the Zoo/Aquarium field as a career path.  Our internship is an in-depth program requiring a minimum commitment of 400 hours (maximum of 500 hours) in at least 10 weeks but no more than 13 weeks (32-40 hours per week).  Interns must be flexible with their schedule, and will be expected to work weekdays, weekends and holidays.  This is an unpaid position and there is no housing provided.  We will do everything possible to accommodate school requirements for those who can earn class credit for internships.  Enclosed are some informational sheets on our internship program and an application. Please note, through this internship experience you may have an opportunity to observe our Veterinarian during procedures, this not a Vet internship.

Applications for internship positions are evaluated based on experience (intern and/or volunteer), academic achievement, interview success, willingness and ability to make a commitment to the program and positions available.  By successfully completing this internship, students demonstrate responsibility, reliability, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. 

We are now accepting applications for our Summer 2017 Fish & Invertebrate Internships. Complete applications are due by 5pm PST March 10, 2017. Interviews will be conducted the week of April 3, 2017. Interns will start in June 2017.



How to Apply

For application materials:, click on "About Us" - "Volunteers" - "Internships" OR contact Katrina Bettis at 206.693.6112 or

Seattle Aquarium
1483 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: (206) 386-4300
Fax: (206) 682-7240

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