Animal Care Internship - LEVEL 1 - SPRING 2016

Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park

Long-Term Project
Date and Location 02/01/2016 - 05/15/2016
Days of Work:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Time(s) of Day:
Morning, Afternoon
185 Park Ave
Binghamton, NY 13903
Project Details
Project Category:
Internship (Unpaid)
Weekly Hours:
People Needed:
Undergraduate Students
Project Description
Best suited for college Freshman and Sophomores - Up to 120 hours on-site - Interns will need a negative TB test that is less than one year old. 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 keepers to complete daily husbandry tasks such as cleaning, diet prep and enriching the animals. They will also have the opportunity to observe operant conditioning sessions and observe on vet round days. This internship provides students new to the field or who are still unsure of their career path an opportunity to explore the field of animal care.
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:

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