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  • Marine Mammal Intern

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    I worked at Shedd Aquarium

    Pros

    Was able to learn a large amount of how to take care and train marine mammals
    All of the fellow trainers I worked with were extremely friendly and enjoyed teaching inters

    Cons

    Wish there was more time for the research projects we were able to do
    Time restrictions on a lot of tasks

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    I applied by sending and email with a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and two references. I did a phone interview followed by an in person interview. Interview was just going over my resume and talking about my experiences.

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Website www.sheddaquarium.org
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1924
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

At Shedd Aquarium, we connect people to the living world each and every day.

Our goal is to engage and inspire; to entertain and to inform. As a neighborhood partner and global collaborator, we’re a vital resource in the areas of animal care, conservation research and learning, and it’s all because we have a passion for animals, their habitats and the planet we share.

It takes a lot of people—with a lot of different skill sets and talents—to operate our world-class aquarium 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. That’s why we look for the “it’s–not-a-job-it’s-a-passion... More

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