Aviculture Internship

Aviculture interns assist the Aviculture staff with daily care of the National Aquarium's birds.

Essential Functions

  • Assist with and perform diet preparation and distribution
  • Conduct animal observations
  • Assist in the cleaning of holding areas, kitchen, and food prep areas
  • Provide enrichment to the aviculture collection
  • Perform special projects to be determined by staff.


  • Must have an interest in birds
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college, pursuing a degree in biology, zoology, animal behavior, ecology, environmental science, or a related field
  • Must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work within the selected term.

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