The Reptile Discovery Center (RDC) at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park is seeking an animal behavior intern for the fall Semester. The RDC is seeking an intern to help observe, record and analyze animal behavior. This position requires a bachelor's degree in the biological sciences, good observation and communication skills and a minimum of 8 hours a week.
This is an unpaid internship opportunity wherein the intern will support the Department of Animal Programs-Reptile Discovery Center.
Through this internship, interns will:
This is an unpaid internship. Special consideration will be given to applicants who receive college credit for internship. Intern is responsible for obtaining necessary approvals from their university. Intern will be responsible for all transportation costs and personal health insurance.
Rock Creek-Washington, D.C.
The intern will make his or her own housing arrangements in the Washington, D.C., area.
The National Zoo and the Smithsonian Institution do not provide free parking to interns. There is limited parking at SCBI in Front Royal, VA.
A three-and-a-half month internship is available for the Fall (Sep-Jan ). Interns should be able to devote 8 to 25 hours per week. Reasonable exceptions may be made in order to coordinate with University or work schedules.
Fall session (September 15 through December 15):
Applications must be submitted by July 1
To apply, go to: https://solaa.si.edu/solaa/SOLAAHome.html Select "New to SOLAA? Create Account Here" complete the information to create an account.
Information that will be requested (in SOLAA) includes:
Once you create your account and provide the information above, you will see a screen where you select the type of appointment you are interested in. You will select:
IMPORTANT: Your application is considered complete when you hit "Submit." Your SOLAA submitted application with references must be received by the deadlines as noted above.
Email Matt Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information about this internship.