Aquatic Animal Care Internship


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1 Aquarium wayNewport, KY 41071
Interns on both sides of the glass!


The Aquatic Husbandry Internship is designed to provide hands-on experience in the field of aquatic animal care. Interns will be working alongside aquatic biologists while applying classroom knowledge to maintain a diverse collection of marine and freshwater fish and invertebrates as well as some amphibians and reptiles. This internship will focus on the principals of closed system aquariums. WAVE Foundation Animal Care - Aquatic Husbandry Intern is a volunteer position with WAVE Foundation. There is no monetary compensation for this position. There are three sessions for this internship. You must complete the application found here:

  • Spring intern applications must be received by November 15th.
  • Summer intern applications must be received by January 22nd.
  • Fall intern applications must be received by May 1st.


  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Veterinary
  • Aquarium Maintenance

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimu 20 to 25 hours per week. 150 hours minimum

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