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Interns considering a career in the animal care and training field will work under the direct supervision of the National Aviary's Education Trainers. The internship focuses on the care and training the Education collection comprising approximately 80 birds: hornbills, parrots, birds of prey and other mixed species. These birds appear in free flight shows and other education settings including classes, outreaches, and encounters.
Education, Experience and Skills:
Education Trainers and interns work in a very fast-paced environment.
Be able to lift 50 pounds
Prepare diets that include mice and chick
Work as a member of a team and independently
Be a self-starter with a positive attitude
Interact positively with the public
Must be at least 18 years of age
Work a minimum of 3 days a week for fall and spring semesters and 5 days a week for the summer
Must be willing to work weekends and holidays
Must be willing to work 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Interested applicants should provide a cover letter, resume, and letter of recommendation to Christa Gaus, email@example.com.
National Aviary700 Arch St.Pittsburgh, PA 15212Phone: 412-323-7235
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