Theater of the Sea Animal Care and Training seasonal employees/interns work alongside animal care staff to feed and care for dolphins, sea lions, sea turtles, fish, sharks, stingrays, and crocodilians.

Seasonal employees/interns are trained to assist with exhibit upkeep, shows and programs, fish preparation, and animal feeds through observation, discussion, and participation with employees.

This is a full-time paid position offered year-round with flexible start and end dates. A commitment of three or more months is preferred.

This position has the potential to turn into permanent employment based on performance.

University accreditation for completion of the internship program is common and must be coordinated by the student through their school. Theater of the Sea will provide validation of participation upon completion.


  • At least 18 years of age
  • Preferred SCUBA certification
  • Able to provide for their own living expenses

Please visit our Seasonal Employment/Internship FAQs for more information.

Questions? Please contact us here and select “Careers and Internships”