Internship Focused on Pinnipeds

The program offers interns hands-on experience in Georgia Aquarium’s Pier 225 gallery. Interns are exposed to animal husbandry and training activities related to California sea lions and harbor seals. Interns work directly with animal trainers to support the daily care of the collection and learn the fundamentals of animal training. This internship will give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields where they are considering pursuing careers.

This is an experience-based, paid internship.


  • Interns must be able to work independently and as part of a team.  
  • This internship requires a regular schedule of 5 days per week and may include weekends and holidays. Average hours per week are 35 – 40.  
  • Must have an interest or major in animal science, biology, zoology, psychology or related field  
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED  
  • Previous animal care experience is not necessary.


Spring 2023

Deadline: November 10th  

Months: January – April 8 – 12 weeks

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