- Visit the Aquarium
- Animals & Exhibits
- Fun & Learning
- Deep-Sea Exploration
- Aquatic Research
If you are interested in one the departments below, please submit ONLY a completed application form. The Intern Coordinator will contact you by phone to discuss possible internship projects within the department of your choice. If an opportunity is available you will be asked to submit all application materials.
A short description of each department appears below.
Guest and Member Services
The Guest & Member Services Department is responsible for ensuring a quality visit for all our guests. Admissions, group and program reservations and member services are all handled through Visitor & Member Services.
The Development Department coordinates fundraising for the Aquarium, a nonprofit organization, by pursuing donations, grants and major gifts. Staff from this department also assist with the organization of special events.
The Facilities Department provides life-support services for all exhibits and maintains a comfortable environment for visitors and staff. This department maintains mechanical, electrical and refrigeration systems and assists with the design, installation and maintenance of gardens and grounds around the Aquarium and outdoor exhibits. The Housekeeping function comes under the Facilities Department as does Safety and Security.
If you have questions about the Intern Program, please contact us at (860) 572-5955 ext. 306.
Application packet deadlines:
Spring semester: October 31
Summer semester: February 28
Fall semester: June 30
The student must be enrolled in or recently graduated from college in order to participate. Internships are open to both undergraduate and graduate students. If the student’s college offers credit for internships, it is the student’s responsibility to arrange for the credit.
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