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Turtle Conservancy Internship

Posted: May 30, 2024 Expired: November 27, 2023
Turtle Conservancy
3 Month

Turtle Conservancy

About the TC: Located in Ojai, California, The Turtle Conservancy is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the most endangered turtles and tortoises and their habitats worldwide. Established in 2005, the TC’s Conservation Center is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accredited institution housing over 500 chelonians representing more than 40 species.

Turtle Conservancy Internship

The Turtle Conservancy offers an animal husbandry based internship program for students interested in gaining a real conservation experience over the summer. Interns will also spend time completing independent projects by working at the TC’s Conservation Center and receiving a hands-on approach to learning with endangered turtles from around the world. 

We are looking for a 3+ month long commitment for this internship. Internships can start from June - September and end in November.

Experience Required

- Interns must be 18 years or older. - Must have taken a biology related course. - Have a strong work ethic and love for the outdoors including tolerance to bugs, heat, snakes, lizards, rodents, cactus, and full days. - Humble housing may be available upon request, but if you can provide your own housing and transportation, that would be best. - Can lift at least 50 pounds.


Unpaid - Housing is limited, but can potentially be provided.

How to Apply

Please send a CV and cover letter to!

Please at to learn more. 

Turtle Conservancy
Ojai , CA 93023
Phone: 212-353-5060


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