Animal Management-Bird Area Internship at Smithsonian National Zoo, 2012 USA

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The National Zoo offers Animal Management-Bird Area Internship for undergraduate or recent graduate students pursuing a career in a related field to participate in daily animal management and visitor education, 2012 USA

Study Subject(s):Animal management and visitor education
Course Level:Internship for undergraduate or recent graduate students
Internship Provider: Smithsonian National Zoo
Internship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility:-Preference will be given to undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a career in a related field Strong communication skills
-Ability to work in a team environment with staff and other volunteers
-Must enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions and be able to lift at least 50 pounds
-Flexibility and a good sense of humor
-A trial working day is required prior to applicant acceptance

Internship Open for International Students: No

Is this paid internship? No

Internship Description: The National Zoo provides the opportunity for interns to participate in daily animal management and visitor education.There are three internship sessions during the year: spring, summer, and fall. Interns will work 25-40 hours a week (shifts start at 6:30 a.m.) in the Bird Unit, which features a large collection of exotic bird species ranging from cassowaries to tanagers.Interns have to assist animal keepers with feeding, cleaning, exhibit preparation and renovation, plant care, and observing birds.

How to Apply: By E-mail

Internship Application Deadline: July 1, 2012 (Fall)

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