Internships for High School Students,
College Students & College Graduates
Interns assist our staff at the Animal Embassy public exhibit located at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center in Stamford, Connecticut.
The position includes assistance with maintenance of the animal enclosures and the exhibit. This involves cleaning, sweeping, various duties necessary to maintain an ideal environment for both animals and visitors, possible assistance with animal feedings, potential handling of animals, and interaction with visitors.
Training is provided by our Director and our Animal Care & Education Specialists, and there is opportunity for a wealth of hands-on experience. Internships are non-paid.
Interest in environmental issues, wildlife and animal care is highly desired as is any relevant experience in these fields. Course-work in zoology, ecology, environmental science and/or biology is also helpful, but not required.
Summer 2013: Required Training
Our Summer 2013 training dates are as follow:
High School Students
Attendance at Orientation & Training Sessions is mandatory
Summer 2013 Internship Term
Our Summer 2013 Internship term is as follows:
To apply for an Internship, simply download the application form using the following link. Please complete the application as instructed on the form and send it to us!
College Students & College Graduates, please follow this link:
High School Students, please follow this link:
Please contact us with any questions:
203.655.5404 (Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm)
We look forward to welcoming you to our team!
Animal Embassy has many rescued and adopted animals with which we work to enhance our teaching of a range of topics including diversity, science, habitats, conservation and more. Animal Embassy has rescued or adopted more than 500 exotic animals over the years and currently maintains over 100 non-releasable animals in educational exhibits, including small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, arachnids and insects.