Animal Keeper Internship

Paid Internship

Mandalay Farms offers two unique animal keeper internships for undergraduate/graduate students with an interest in Zoology, Animal Behavior and Training,   Animal Assisted Activities (AAA), or Animal Assisted Education (AAE).

The program offers participants a unique opportunity to work with a variety of domestic and exotic animals while participating in daily care, training, animal based education and Animal Assisted Activities.

Mandalay Farms is a member of the Farm Based Education AssociationAmerican Association of Zookeepers, International Association of Human-Animal Interaction organizations and is licensed with USDA and  Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

Our facility offers qualified interns a unique opportunity to work hands-on with a variety of equines, domestic farm animals and exotics in a unique and fulfilling way.  We practice conservation through education and believe in the life changing impact that animals can have on humans.  We consider it a privilege to be able to work with these amazing animals and share that passion with others.

Employment Benefits

  • Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Highly Competitive salary
  • Health insurance for FT employees
  • 401K
  • Paid Vacation time
  • Safe work environment
  • Quarterly bonuses
  • Philanthropic work environment