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Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Veterinary Technician Internship

Pittsburgh Zoo is currently seeking applications to recruit enthusiastic and talented veterinary technician interns for its animal health department. This veterinary technician internship is six to eight weeks long program based in Pittsburgh.

This intern will play an important role in the day-to-day operations of the animal health team. He/she will work on real projects, assist professionals in a variety of tasks, and perform clerical duties that will put a positive impact on the organization.

If you join this program, you will obtain experience and basic knowledge, develop your basic abilities, and refine your skills to make yourself ready for a full-time job. It can help you in both ways of gaining experience and making a career decision.

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is a zoo that houses more than 4,000 animals representing 475 species, including 20 threatened or endangered species. This is one of six primary zoo and aquarium combinations in the US. It was established on June 14, 1898, to provide people with a glimpse of wonderful animals and plants. Now, it has become a major center of tourist attractions as well for conservation, education, and research.


Internship Location:

The program will secure a wonderful venue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Internship Duration:

This is a 6 to 8 weeks long program.

Internship Benefits:

However the program is unpaid, interns will receive hands-on experience by working on real projects, mentorship from the best professionals of the industry, participate in learning and training sessions, great environment along with lots of networking opportunities.

Eligibility Requirements:

There is no specific requirement for this role although an ideal candidate must be a student.


Eligible Country:

United States

How to Apply:

If you wish to apply for this role, send a cover letter, resume, veterinary technician school transcripts, and two to three potential time slots to Libby Galvanek, CAHT, via Christine Bagtas, Administrative Assistant, at vethsp@pittsburghzoo.org.

 Application Deadline:

The deadline for summer applications is March 1.

The deadline for fall applications is July 1.

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