Reptile Zoo Internship

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This is an unpaid position.

Are you a zoological or animal husbandry-oriented individual looking for hands-on experience at a CAZA-accredited facility? Reptilia Zoo and Education Center is the largest indoor reptile zoo in Canada. We are currently hiring passionate, hardworking individuals for the Jan-April period. This is a four month, full-time position. Interns put in 5 days a week!

Appropriate husbandry and care for our extensive collection of our 500 animals spanning over 130 different species When prepared, this includes exposure to arachnids and crocodilians Prevention and treatment of common injuries and ailments Participation in Reptilia’s ongoing research projects Discuss current and interesting literature from the field of herpetology Develop enrichment strategies to enhance animal well-being Strategies for breeding reptiles, incubation of eggs and care of neonates Zoo exhibit design and maintenance Nutrition needs and food preparation Management of volunteers, guest interface and tours *To apply, you will need a cover letter accompanied with your resume. Applications are due by Dec 15, 2018.

For more information on the position, visit: https://reptilia.org/intern-at-reptilia/

We look forward to hearing from you!