This career learning experience allows veterinary technician interns to learn and participate in the day to day workings of an aquarium animal hospital, which provides care for a large collection of fishes, marine and terrestrial mammals, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and invertebrates. Working closely with veterinary technicians and veterinarians, they will experience and assist in exotic animal medicine including routine health care, treatments, and procedures.
Spring, Summer and Fall
Spring - January 5
Summer - March 1
Fall - June 1
Application Requirements for Veterinary Technician Internship
Please include the following in your application:
- Letter of intent
- Resume or curriculum vitae
- List of three references (please include emails and phone numbers)
- One letter of reference emailed directly to [email protected]
- Dates of availability. Minimum of four weeks.
Applications for 2023 will open September 26
This is an unpaid internship. Interns are responsible for securing their own housing accommodations and transport. Shedd Aquarium is accessible via public transit.
We strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ+ community, Veterans and active duty military, parents, individuals with disabilities, and individuals from all cultural backgrounds to apply.
Shedd Aquarium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team.
If you need a reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.