Internship Program at Nature Aquariums
Thank you for your interest in our internship program at Nature Aquariums. Please find the following information about the internship program to help you decide if this is something you would be interested in participating in. If this sounds like a fit please let me know, and we will send you an application to start the interview process.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
Nature Aquariums is looking for a Marine Biology Major student for internship at our aquarium store. Located in the heart of Broward County, we are centrally located.
We are a growing store with a passion for the wellbeing and care of aquatic life. We take on a holistic approach to the education of customers so that they can provide the best possible care for their aquatic pets.
As an intern, you would:
- Greet customers as they come into showroom.
- Assist the team with helping customers.
- Assist the team with the maintenance and care of the aquariums and related systems.
- Learn the various aspects of the aquarium trade via hands on projects and activities.
- Become proficient in learning marine and freshwater flora and fauna.
What we offer:
- Great up close experience observing and learning about of hundreds of marine and freshwater fish, inverts, corals and plants.
- Comprehensive real world experience in diagnosing and correcting water chemistry and fauna health issues in aquarium settings.
- Experience in a retail customer setting, learning how to interact in a professional manner with customers.
- Experience with a for profit environment, we will teach basic business experience.
- Coaching and feedback through the internship.
- Provide proof of internship to your school for applicable credit.
This is an unpaid internship. We have openings from 8 weeks to a max of 16 weeks.
The schedule would require a Saturday and or Sunday in addition to time during the week. Schedule would be between 15-25 hrs. a week – flexible to accommodate school load.
There will be assessments of knowledge along the way to provide progress feedback.
Upon successful completion of internship, Nature Aquariums will provide a letter of recommendation for student’s future use.
Who we are looking for:
- Customer experience preferred but not required.
- Prior Aquarium Fish keeping knowledge is preferred but not required.
- Fluent in other languages is a plus as we have Spanish speaking customers.
- Enjoy working in a team based environment.
- Great attitude, disciplined and driven to succeed.
- Ability to learn and use computer and smartphone software.
- Love animals and enjoy getting hands wet often!