[MARMAM] sea otter internships at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Andrew Johnson AJohnson at mbayaq.org
Fri Sep 26 09:35:06 PDT 2014


The Monterey Bay Aquarium has internship opportunities within its Sea Otter Research and Conservation program.


Sea Otter Research and Conservation Animal Care Intern (unpaid)

The Monterey Bay Aquarium's Sea Otter Research and Conservation program is seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals to assist staff with the care and release of live-stranded sea otters. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, daily care and feeding of ill, injured, and orphaned sea otters; maintenance and cleaning of animal tanks and enclosures; and computer data entry. Interns may also assist with rescues of live-stranded otters, tracking of released otters, administration of medication to sick otters, and managing otters in research projects.

Sea Otter Research and Conservation Field Research Intern (unpaid)

The Monterey Bay Aquarium's Sea Otter Research and Conservation program is seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals to assist staff with tracking and field observations of wild sea otters in the Monterey Peninsula, Elkhorn Slough, and Moss Landing areas of coastal California. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, data collection in the field from shore and on a small boat using radio telemetry equipment, and making visual observations with spotting scopes. Interns will record re-sights, movement patterns, and forage and activity budget data on marked individual wild sea otters.


Qualified applicants must be able to work in a team environment, must be able to work independently without direct supervision, and must have good communication skills.

All internship opportunities are Unpaid or STEM Internships (STEM may include funding provided through your educational institution).

College credit may be available. Please refer to your College/University's student services division.


Interested individuals can review full internship requirements and apply online at https://montereybayaquarium.snaphire.com/index.



The Monterey Bay Aquarium is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.



The Monterey Bay Aquarium is committed to diversity and invites individuals who bring a diversity of culture, experience and ideas to apply.




Andrew Johnson
Sea Otter Research and Conservation Manager


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Monterey Bay Aquarium
886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
www.montereybayaquarium.org<http://www.montereybayaquarium.org>
Our mission is to inspire conservation of the oceans.





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