Husbandry volunteer


College juniors and seniors - want to learn first hand about careers in aquariums and zoos?

Interns at the Tennessee Aquarium have the chance to do just that. The internship program will provide hands-on experience that will be a vital part of a college education.

Interns must be a junior or senior in college and are required to work a minimum of 20 unpaid hours per week or 120 hours per semester. 

The application process includes a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, application and a letter of reference. 

If you would like to apply for a husbandry internship, please download the application packet, follow the instructions carefully, and the volunteer office will contact you to set up an interview. If you have questions please call the volunteer office at 423-785-3057 or 800-262-0695 ext. 3057 or by e-mail