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

Seasonal employees and interns are trained to assist with exhibit upkeep, shows and programs, fish preparation, and animal feeds through observation, discussion, and participation with employees. During peak season, they may be asked to assist in registration or photography departments.

This is a paid position and a commitment of three or more months is preferred.

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.

Requirements:

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

Questions can be addressed to animalcare@theaterofthesea.com.