Veterinary Technician Internship
A career learning experience, a Shedd veterinary technician internship offers exposure to veterinary support of a large collection of fishes, marine mammals, amphibians, reptiles, birds,terrestrial mammals and invertebrates. Students will work closely with veterinarians, veterinary technicians, staff microbiologist and water-quality personnel.
Four weeks, 40 hours a week
How to apply
To be considered for a veterinary technician internship, send an application packet containing all the required items to [email protected]
You can also mail your application to:
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Veterinary Technician Internship Program
Attn: Rachel Parchem
1200 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
- Letter of intent
- Resume or curriculum vitae
- Desired start and end dates (no November-February dates, please)
Spring: Jan. 5
Summer: Jan. 5
Qualifications and requirements
Enrollment in an accredited veterinary technician program.
- Eight- to 10-week time commitment (five days weekly, eight hours a day)
- Weekend availability may be required as weekly schedules often include one weekend day.
This is an unpaid internship. Interns are responsible for securing their own housing accommodations and transport. Shedd Aquarium is accessible via public transit.