The Basic Sea Lion Internship at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana is designed for college students or recent college graduates who are interested in a career in marine mammal training.
COVID-19 PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED FOR ALL INTERNS AS FOLLOWS:
All Audubon Nature Institute employees, interns and volunteers must submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Those granted a vaccination exemption must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours every time they come on campus.
Applicants coming on campus will need to present one of the following:
(a) Proof of at least at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine that has received full approval or emergency use authorization from the U.S. FDA or the WHO
– OR –
(b) a negative PCR or antibody COVID test taken within the last 72 hours to come onsite.
Acceptable proof of vaccination includes:
- LA Wallet App SMART Health Card
- An original, digital photo, or photocopy of CDC Vaccination Card (both sides)
- An official vaccine record issued by another state, a foreign nation or the WHO (World Health Organization)
Audubon Zoo is accepting applications on a rolling basis for a zookeeper internship program in the Jaguar Jungle department. Interns will have the opportunity to work with a variety of South American species including Jaguar, Ocelot, Giant Anteater, Sloth, and Macaws. There is also the opportunity to cross train with a variety of native Louisiana species, including American alligator, North American river otter, bobcat, cougar, raccoon, red fox, and native Louisiana reptiles, amphibians, and aquatics.