Terrestrial Animal Care Internship
WAVE Foundation at Newport Aquarium
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.
About WAVE Foundation at Newport Aquarium
One Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071, US
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.
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.