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Location:  Baltimore, Maryland.

A variety of animal-related internships, summer jobs, etc. are  posted on their website.  Visit them at: Welcome to The National Aquarium in Baltimore

The National Aquarium in Baltimore is proud to offer college internships year round in sixteen different areas of the Aquarium.  The Intern Program provides a hands-on and minds-on experience that is a vital part of the college career.  Students supplement and   apply their classroom knowledge, obtain valuable job experience, and establish personal contacts.

Interns are required to work a minimum of 120 unpaid hours and to be registered for college credit in an off campus experience, internship, cooperative education or independent study program.

Internship Descriptions:

Aquarist:  Interns assist in the care of invertebrates and fish.  These duties include tank maintenance and cleaning, diet preparation and  feeding, cleaning back-up areas and record keeping.  Junior or senior.

Aviculture:  Interns assist in caring for birds in the South American Rain Forest exhibit.  Duties include cleaning exhibit and back-up areas, diet preparation and distribution, record keeping and general maintenance.

Herpetology:  Interns assist in caring for reptiles and amphobians in the South American Rain Forest exhibit.  Duties include cleaning exhibit and back-up tanks, distrubuting diets, observation, and record keeping.

Marine Mammal Training:  Assist in the daily care of the marine mammals.  Duties include diet preparations, cleaning and maintenace of exhibit and back-up areas, behavioral observation and record keeping.  Large animal experience is highly desirable. Junior or senior.

Contact Information:
General Contact

National Aquatium
Pier 3 at 501 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD.  21202
Phone: (410) 576-3875
e-mail:  intern@aqua.org

Website:  National Aquarium in Baltimore
Internship information:http://www.aqua.org/jobs/internships-baltimore
Testimonial: not available
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