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    Mystic Aquarium is among the nation’s leading aquariums with more than 300 species and an extensive collection of marine mammals, including New England’s only beluga whales. Mystic Aquarium has been a pioneer in offering guests a variety of up close encounters with a wide range of marine animals. The mission of Mystic Aquarium is to inspire people to care for and protect our ocean environment through conservation, education, and research.
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    Mystic Aquarium has partnered with the Marine Science Magnet High School of Southeastern Connecticut

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  1. Joint Internship in Aquaculture Mystic Aquarium has partnered with the Marine Science Magnet High School of Southeastern Connecticut to offer a Joint Internship in Aquaculture. The Joint Intern will learn aquaculture techniques from experienced aquarists during a two-week training period in the Mystic Aquarium’s Fishes & Invertebrates Department. For the remainder of the semester, the Joint Intern will be based at the Marine Science Magnet High School, where he/she will conduct: Aquaculture Operations: Phytoplankton culture; zooplankton culture; broodstock fish management, conditioning, and spawning; egg incubation; larval fish rearing; growout; system maintenance; and water quality monitoring Aquaculture Research: Literature review; experimental design, data collection & analysis Aquaculture Education: Presentations for students of the Marine Science Magnet High School, as well as Mystic Aquarium staff and volunteers; and design and implementation of laboratory activities for students of the Marine Science Magnet High School The Joint Intern will participate in Mystic Aquarium’s Intern Education Program: Orientation, weekly career development seminars, at least one intern social, and semester-end project presentation and evaluation Research and Veterinary Services Department: Journal Club, Ridgway Research Seminar Series, research and data progress meetings Eligibility: The candidate must hold a Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) in a related field (e.g., Aquaculture, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Marine Science, Zoology, etc.). The candidate may be either a recent college graduate, having received his or her BS or BA within the previous two years, or the candidate may be a current graduate student, actively enrolled in an academic program in a related field leading to a Master of Science, Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy, or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Mystic Aquarium welcomes applications from international students, but is unable to support visas. NOTE: This internship runs year-round on a rolling basis, therefore applications are continually being accepted. FOR THIS INTERNSHIP ONLY, PLEASE DISREGARD SEMESTER GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION DEADLINES. To complete an application, visit our website, http://www.mysticaquarium.org/careers/. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  2. This internship has openings for the Spring 2017 Semester. Apply online at http://www.mysticaquarium.org/careers/internships/. Thank you!
  3. Mystic Aquarium has partnered with the Marine Science Magnet High School of Southeastern Connecticut to offer a Joint Internship in Aquaculture. The Joint Intern will learn aquaculture techniques from experienced aquarists during a two-week training period in the Mystic Aquarium’s Fishes & Invertebrates Department. For the remainder of the semester, the Joint Intern will be based at the Marine Science Magnet High School, where he/she will conduct: Aquaculture Operations: Phytoplankton culture; zooplankton culture; broodstock fish management, conditioning, and spawning; egg incubation; larval fish rearing; growout; system maintenance; and water quality monitoring Aquaculture Research: Literature review; experimental design, data collection & analysis Aquaculture Education: Presentations for students of the Marine Science Magnet High School, as well as Mystic Aquarium staff and volunteers; and design and implementation of laboratory activities for students of the Marine Science Magnet High School The Joint Intern will participate in Mystic Aquarium’s Intern Education Program: Orientation, weekly career development seminars, at least one intern social, and semester-end project presentation and evaluation Research and Veterinary Services Department: Journal Club, Ridgway Research Seminar Series, research and data progress meetings Eligibility: The candidate must hold a Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) in a related field (e.g., Aquaculture, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Marine Science, Zoology, etc.). The candidate may be either a recent college graduate, having received his or her BS or BA within the previous two years, or the candidate may be a current graduate student, actively enrolled in an academic program in a related field leading to a Master of Science, Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy, or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Mystic Aquarium welcomes applications from international students, but is unable to support visas. NOTE: This internship runs year-round on a rolling basis, therefore applications are continually being accepted. FOR THIS INTERNSHIP ONLY, PLEASE DISREGARD SEMESTER GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION DEADLINES. To complete an application, visit our website, http://www.mysticaquarium.org/careers/. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  4. Mystic Aquarium is among the nation’s leading aquariums with more than 300 species and an extensive collection of marine mammals, including New England’s only beluga whales. The mission of Mystic Aquarium is to inspire people to care for and protect our ocean environment through conservation, education, and research. Mystic Aquarium has been a pioneer in promoting the conservation of a wide range of marine animals. We have recently partnered with the Marine Science Magnet High School of Southeastern Connecticut to offer a Joint Internship in Aquaculture. The purpose of this project is to be able to culture various ornamental species for the pet trade, in order to effectively reduce the collection rate in the open ocean.