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Terrestrial Animal Care Internship

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WAVE Foundation at Newport Aquarium

  • 14 people are interested

The Terrestrial Husbandry Internship is designed to provide a broad-spectrum experience in the field of professional animal care. Interns will be working with biologists while applying classroom knowledge and field experience to maintain the Aquarium's exhibits, which house a collection of reptiles, amphibians, terrestrial invertebrates and fishes. Terrestrial interns will also learn about managing the horticulture in a large greenhouse exhibit, including pest management, plant propagation and plant selection. WAVE Foundation Animal Care - Terrestrial Husbandry Internship is a volunteer position with WAVE Foundation. There is no monetary compensation for this position.

There are three sessions for this internship. Deadlines, session times and application can be found here: https://wavefoundation.org/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities/internships/

  • 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.

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About WAVE Foundation at Newport Aquarium

Location:

One Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071, US

Mission Statement

WAVE Foundation is on a mission to excite, engage and educate our community about the wonders of aquatic life and the importance of conservation. WAVE Foundation is an independent 501c(3) charitable organization.

Description

WAVE Foundation is a partner with Newport Aquarium. We go directly into our communities to education on aquatic life and conservation. We have three pillars: Conservation, Education and Volunteer Opportunities. Our volunteers and interns are integral to our communities growth on understanding aquatic life and what we can do locally to impact globally.

Animals
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1 Aquarium wayNewport, KY 41071

(39.09472,-84.49688)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Veterinary
  • Aquarium Maintenance

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 20 to 25 hours weekly. 150 hours minimum

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