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AQS 420 - New England Aquarium Internship


Prerequisites: Junior-level in good standing; Overall GPA of 2.8 of higher; Acceptance to the NEAq internship program
Registration for this course is limited to students who have been accepted for a semester long internship at the New England Aquarium (NEAq) in Boston, Ma. Internships at NEAq offer college students experience in areas ranging from veterinary services and animal husbandry to communications and program development. Each Internship will include: 1) an active research component that requires 15-20 hours per week in a laboratory setting under the direction of a research scientist at the New England Aquarium (NEAq) and 2) an animal husbandry experience of 15-20 hours per week at the NEAq with responsibilities that will familiarize students with the daily operation and maintenance required in running a large public aquarium. The duties of this experience may include feeding animals, cleaning tanks and equipment, and providing treatment for diseased animals.

8 credits
Fall, Spring, Summer



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