Shedd Aquarium is in Chicago, Illinois. The following is copied directly from their website:

About SheddEdit

Internship Information

At Shedd we’re looking for the best-of-the-best to become an integral part of the Shedd team. We are looking for those individuals who share our passion for what we do and will help to carry out our mission.

The John G. Shedd Aquarium internship program is designed to allow you to learn from the professionals, in a variety of areas throughout the aquarium. Whether you’re interested in assisting with animal care, marketing initiatives, education, human resources, or other areas, Shedd gives you meaningful, practical, hands-on experience to equip you with the knowledge and skill you will need to pursue your professional goals. Who may apply:

  • Undergraduate students (at least 1-year of college-level study)
  • Recent college graduates
  • Graduate students

Internship duration:

  • Typically 12-week sessions (unpaid)
  • Part-time and full-time hours
  • Duration and hours vary with departments

Possible internship opportunities include:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Animal Health
  • Audience Research
  • Conservation
  • Development and Membership
  • Fishes
  • Floor Programs
  • Horticulture
  • Human Resources
  • Library
  • Marine Mammals
  • Planning and Design
  • Public Relations
  • Strategy
  • Veterinary Services

Click here for our current internship opportunities.

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