The Bird Department oversees the daily management and care of all the Zoo’s exhibit birds, with a collection of about 300 birds representing about 66 different species. Although the Bird Department oversees all of the Zoo’s exhibit birds, the majority are located in the Zoo’s three acre indoor Tropics Trail.
Year-round Internship Opportunities:
Starting and ending dates are flexible. The internship would involve 40 hours per week for 12 weeks. Scheduled hours are 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. College credit is required.
Responsibilities for the Bird Department Internship include cleaning, husbandry, diet preparation, feeding and monitoring of birds that are exhibited throughout the Zoo. Work hours are 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, from 6:30 am to 3:00 pm daily.
Duties to include:
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