Education is the cornerstone of the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium.  We are dedicated to providing a quality educational experience for all interns.  Our internships are designed to expose interns to the many facets of aquarium careers.  The in depth programs will allow interns to explore opportunities in their designated field while working side by side with industry professionals.  Our goal is to prepare the next generation to enter the industry with the knowledge and experience needed to start their career path.

Applicants must have completed a minimum of a sophomore year at an accredited college or university.  All prospective interns must complete the application process.  In addition to the online application, applicants must provide a resume to Volunteer Services at

Current Internships Available at the Aquarium


Zoological Intern

All Intern positions are currently filled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please check back for availability.

Position Summary: 

The Zoological Intern is responsible for observing and assisting the Zoological team in the daily care of the various animal species at the LLPA. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: observing and learning from the zoological staff completing daily/weekly tasks, food preparation, cleaning husbandry areas and exhibits, and daily maintenance of the aquarium exhibits. The Zoological Intern will be assigned to each specific husbandry team to assist for 3 week periods (Endotherms, Salt water, Fresh water, Quarantine/Life Support).