Animal Training Internship

Detailed description:

Miami Seaquarium internships are designed for college students and recent graduates who wish to gain valuable experience working with marine mammals. These internships will help aspiring marine mammal trainers and animal keepers acquire hands-on experience that is a prerequisite to gaining employment in the zoological field. Animal training interns will be exposed to all aspects of the daily care and training of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, Pacific harbor seals, and California sea lions. Internships are available for the spring and fall.


Interns will be incorporated into the daily activities of the Zoological Operations department including: diet preparation and sanitation, exhibit cleaning and maintenance, speaking in public presentations and show support, guest relations, and animal monitoring and safety.


Application Dates and Deadlines:

Fall: September-March Deadline: May 1st
Spring: March-August Deadline: December 1st

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Contact Information:

For Animal Training internships submit via email to:

Danielle Somerville
Intern Coordinator

Alli Hagan
Assistant Intern Coordinator

Miami Seaquarium

Miami Seaquarium is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace.