Position: Unpaid Internship (3 spaces available every time slot)
Location: Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, BWI
Responsibilities: Dolphin Cove (Cayman) Ltd is offering an exciting and engaging internship for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the marine mammal training field! This internship will provide candidates a unique opportunity to work very closely around Atlantic bottlenose dolphins and a variety of exotic birds, supervised at all times by professional and experienced trainers. Gaining not only marine mammal and bird training skills, but human care knowledge as well, successful candidates will have the opportunity to obtain firsthand experience by assisting with daily husbandry, training and play sessions, acquire and sharpen their public speaking skills, assist with daily lagoon and property maintenance as well as provide assistance for the bird team on a regular basis. Minor administrative work related to the company and the animals will also be required, as well as any other duties asked of
Requirements: Successful candidates should posses a positive attitude, good communication, observation and organizational skills, with the ability to accept direction, work well with others as part of a team as well as individually when required. An interest and general knowledge in marine life and animal conservation is highly recommended.
Candidates must be willing to commit to an approximate 3 month internship plan including weekends and bank holidays. Financial stability must be provided, as proof that candidates can financially support themselves for an unpaid stay on Grand Cayman. (Please visit ttp://www.caymannewresident.com/page_id_10.html
to calculate an approximate cost of living in the Cayman Islands). There is a shared intern house available to rent at (maximum 3 people) approximately $600KYD per month, with utilities approximately $300KYD per month. The shared house is within walking distance to Dolphin Cove, small shops, the beach as well as a direct bus route into town (details regarding the living arrangements will be given upon selection).
Please note: The internship itself does not cost anything to participate in.