Animal Care Internship - LEVEL 2 - SUMMER 2015

Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park

Long-Term Project
Date and Location 11/04/2014 - 04/07/2015
Days of Work:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Time(s) of Day:
Morning, Afternoon
Address:
185 Park Ave
Binghamton, NY 13903
Project Details
Project Category:
Internship (Unpaid)
Weekly Hours:
240
People Needed:
1-2
Seeking:
Undergraduate Students
Project Description
- Up to 240 hours on site - Proof of a negative TB test that is less than one year old - Completion of one enrichment project Interns are rotated throughout all areas of the zoo and will gain experience working with a variety of species. Students spend the majority of their day working alongside the keeper in the area to complete daily husbandry tasks such as cleaning, diet prep, and enrichment of the animals. They will also have the opportunity to observe operant conditioning sessions and observe on vet round days.
Requirements
Training Required:
YES (Training is given onsite)
Immunization Proof:
YES (Proof of a negative TB test that is less than one year old)
Application Needed:
YES (Email: mdesisto@rossparkzoo.com)
Other Requirements

Interested students should send a cover letter explaining their interests, requested time frame for an internship and relevant experience along with a resume to the email address mdesisto@rossparkzoo.com. Applicants selected for advancement will be contacted for an interview.

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