Internship Opportunities

Butterfly House & Aquarium internships are unpaid, part-time and seasonal, and require a time commitment specified by the applicable department. University credit for internships can be earned in most cases.

Send a cover letter, resume & professional references to the Volunteer Program at

See the various positions below.


Conservatory Internship
This internship will assist the Biologists with daily care and maintenance of small animal exhibits Completing accurate records pertaining to animal husbandry providing proper care. You will be asked to assist the Biologists with daily care and maintenance of the butterfly conservatory, process weekly shipments of butterfly chrysalides and much, much more.

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Aquarium Internship
This internship provides an excellent opportunity to gain unique and practical experience in the aquarium field for the purpose of developing a solid foundation for a future career in the aquarium or marine research industry.

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Volunteer Coordinator Internship
Interns will assist in the recruitment & implementation the volunteer program while working with other departments to fulfill the organization's needs.

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Let's Get in Touch

Have other questions about our internship opportunities? Give us a ring or contact our team. 605-334-9466x14