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Animal Programs - Animal Endocrinology Internship - Spring 2019

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Disney Lake Buena Vista , FL 32830

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

Animal Endocrinology Internship Spring 2019

Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Be a part of a transformative team and culture

  • Analyze hormones in a variety of exotic animal species to assess physiology such as pregnancy, effective contraception, and positive welfare as part of our animals' comprehensive wellness program.

  • Share animal hormone and behavior results to science, husbandry, and health partners to help with animal management decisions

  • Highlight team projects and conservation stories with Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park Guests to inspire them to conserve species and their habitats

  • Operate and maintain lab equipment

No direct animal contact takes place in this role.

Employment Type

Temporary/Seasonal

Job Posting

  • Segment

Disney Parks & Resorts

Internship Program Subtype

Professional Internship

Additional Information

Required Materials WITHIN 2 DAYS OF APPLICATION:

  • Rsum (outlining all of your required qualifications)
  • College transcripts (official or unofficial)
  • Please attach a cover letter to tell us a bit more about your passion for this field, and how you have cultivated this passion in your field to date to prepare for your future career

To upload these documents WITHIN 2 DAYS OF APPLICATION:

  • Log into your Dashboard

  • Click the second tab "Attachments"

  • Select "Submitted Applications"

  • Click on the title of the position for which you would like to attach the transcript/cover letter/resume/etc

  • Click the "Add Files" button

  • Under what you want to add, select "Transcript"/or type of document you are attaching

If you experience any difficulty with uploading documents, please e-mail wdpr.professional.interns@disney.com.

Internship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must provide full work availability

  • Must provide own transportation to/from work

  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)

Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are January 2019 - June 2019. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Housing: A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Primary Job Posting Category

Sciences and Animal Programs

Basic Qualifications

What You Bring to the Role:

  • Minimum three months of non-classroom research laboratory experience in established scientific research program

  • Ability to think critically and interpret biological information

  • Attention to detail and skilled at following laboratory protocols

  • Eagerness to share passion with other individuals and group tours

  • Enthusiasm for animal conservation and care in zoos and aquariums

  • Must have a valid U.S. Driver's License

  • Operating a company vehicle is required for this role. Candidate must be willing and able to operate a company vehicle under inclement weather, including minimal lighting

Job Posting

  • Primary Business

Walt Disney World Resort

Required Education

Required Education:

  • Completed coursework (lecture/laboratory) in endocrinology, reproductive biology, chemistry and/or animal physiology

  • Senior or recent college graduate, masters student, or recent master's graduate

  • Biology, Animal Science, Zoology, Wildlife Biology or related major

  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0

Preferred Qualifications

The Intern's preferred qualifications include:

  • Completed additional laboratory coursework (e.g., vertebrate biology, cell biology, biochemistry, organic chemistry)

  • Technical research laboratory experience in endocrinology, reproductive biology, zoology, or animal physiology which may include performing enzyme immunoassays

  • Demonstrated pipetting experience

  • Sincere interest in zoo animal endocrinology with professional goals in conservation-related fields

  • Previous experience in a zoological institution/conservation organization

Primary Location-Postal Code
32830

Job Description

Animal Endocrinology Internship Spring 2019

Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Be a part of a transformative team and culture

  • Analyze hormones in a variety of exotic animal species to assess physiology such as pregnancy, effective contraception, and positive welfare as part of our animals' comprehensive wellness program.

  • Share animal hormone and behavior results to science, husbandry, and health partners to help with animal management decisions

  • Highlight team projects and conservation stories with Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park Guests to inspire them to conserve species and their habitats

  • Operate and maintain lab equipment

No direct animal contact takes place in this role.

Employment Type

Temporary/Seasonal

Additional Information

Required Materials WITHIN 2 DAYS OF APPLICATION:

  • Rsum (outlining all of your required qualifications)
  • College transcripts (official or unofficial)
  • Please attach a cover letter to tell us a bit more about your passion for this field, and how you have cultivated this passion in your field to date to prepare for your future career

To upload these documents WITHIN 2 DAYS OF APPLICATION:

  • Log into your Dashboard

  • Click the second tab "Attachments"

  • Select "Submitted Applications"

  • Click on the title of the position for which you would like to attach the transcript/cover letter/resume/etc

  • Click the "Add Files" button

  • Under what you want to add, select "Transcript"/or type of document you are attaching

If you experience any difficulty with uploading documents, please e-mail wdpr.professional.interns@disney.com.

Internship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must provide full work availability

  • Must provide own transportation to/from work

  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)

Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are January 2019 - June 2019. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Housing: A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Basic Qualifications

What You Bring to the Role:

  • Minimum three months of non-classroom research laboratory experience in established scientific research program

  • Ability to think critically and interpret biological information

  • Attention to detail and skilled at following laboratory protocols

  • Eagerness to share passion with other individuals and group tours

  • Enthusiasm for animal conservation and care in zoos and aquariums

  • Must have a valid U.S. Driver's License

  • Operating a company vehicle is required for this role. Candidate must be willing and able to operate a company vehicle under inclement weather, including minimal lighting

Required Education

Required Education:

  • Completed coursework (lecture/laboratory) in endocrinology, reproductive biology, chemistry and/or animal physiology

  • Senior or recent college graduate, masters student, or recent master's graduate

  • Biology, Animal Science, Zoology, Wildlife Biology or related major

  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0

Preferred Qualifications

The Intern's preferred qualifications include:

  • Completed additional laboratory coursework (e.g., vertebrate biology, cell biology, biochemistry, organic chemistry)

  • Technical research laboratory experience in endocrinology, reproductive biology, zoology, or animal physiology which may include performing enzyme immunoassays

  • Demonstrated pipetting experience

  • Sincere interest in zoo animal endocrinology with professional goals in conservation-related fields

  • Previous experience in a zoological institution/conservation organization

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