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Animal Registrar Internship

Brevard Zoo
High School 3 Month

The job vacancy for Animal Registrar Internship was advertised on September 10, 2023, and it will be unavailable after October 8, 2023. For this job, you must have completed High School to be considered. While the job is currently based in Melbourne, the employer is willing to consider candidates from outside of the area if they are willing to relocate. Negotiating the salary with the employer is an option since the salary is not disclosed in the initial job application. This job opening mandates that you have gained at least 3 months of experience in the same field. Looking for a internship job that makes a difference? Consider Brevard Zoo. The workplace for this job is at Melbourne , FL , Melbourne , FL.

Brevard Zoo

Animal Registrar Internship

Brevard Zoo's Animal Department is seeking a detail-oriented and organized individual to assist the Curator of Animal Data and Regulatory Affairs and the Animal Registrar in the daily data entry of animal husbandry and medical records into both internal and external databases. Interns may also participate in incoming animal quarantine procedures and may assist with the care of quarantine animals as necessary. This is a great opportunity to acquire hands-on experience in the institutional records keeping field while also getting a bit of zoo keeping experience.
  • Enter and modify animal records in institutional databases and ensure the accuracy and validity of data
  • File, organize and maintain the physical paper records of animals in the Zoo's collection.
  • Assist in the logistics and preparation of paperwork required for the acquisition and disposition of collection animals.
  • Assist with public animal inquiries and providing resources.
  • Assist with the daily care of animals in the quarantine section of the Zoo.
  • General knowledge of animal taxonomy, natural history, and husbandry
  • Attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Preferred candidates have experience using Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) and/or Animal Care Software
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 18+ years of age
  • Preferred candidates are enrolled in or have recently completed undergraduate studies in zoology, biology or a related field.
  • Must have a reliable form of transportation.
  • Must be able to lift and carry at least 50 lbs. and be comfortable working outside in all weather conditions and habitats.
AvailabilityInterns must be available for 32 - 40 hours a week, for a 3 month period. 

Further Comments

As an unpaid intern you will not receive wages or benefits. such as health insurance, from Brevard Zoo. It is your responsibility to provide your own housing and transportation during the internship. If you are receiving college credit for this internship, It Is your responsibility to notify your Internship Supervisor in advance and coordinate all paperwork between your school and Brevard Zoo.



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How to Apply

Email resume, cover letter, and references to:
Sebastian Carcano
Brevard Zoo
8225 N. Wickham Rd
Melbourne, FL 32940
Phone: (321)254-9453
Fax: (321) 259-5966

Brevard Zoo
8225 N. Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32940
Phone: (321) 254-9453
Fax: (321) 259-5966

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