Meaghan Shannon, Wildlife Internship with the Mercer County Wildlife Center (Titusville, NJ, Summer)

Alyssa Condon, ASAS internship in the office of Congressman Joe Courtney (Washington D.C., Summer)

Callista Huang, Animal Care Internship at Research Department at Ocean Park (Hong Kong, China, Summer)

Mackenzie Woods, Study Abroad Experience (Thailand, Spring)

Madison Maneri, Animal Care Internship at Darby Dan Farm (Lexington, KY, Spring)

ANSC Major Lexi Gallina - Sweetbriar Nature Center Internship (New York, Summer 2014)
Lexi Gallina, Sweetbriar Nature Center Internship (New York, Summer)

Samantha Doyle, Pinniped Department Internship at the Georgia Aquarium (Atlanta, GA, Summer)

Katie Speer, Watertown Animal Hospital Internship and Whispering Winds Animal Connection Internship (Connecticut, Summer)
Katie Speer, Watertown Animal Hospital Internship and Whispering Winds Animal Connection Internship (Connecticut, Summer)

Djion Holness, Research Experience for Undergraduates at the University of Georgia (Athens, GA, Summer)

Rachel Haynes, Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge Experience (Texas, Summer)

Past ANSC Internship Experiences

Department of Animal Science Internship Opportunities

UConn ANSC students interested in the 2022 Summer Farm Animal Management Trainee Internship:

Dr. Amy Safran, and Dr. Jenifer Nadeau (Therapeutic Horse Riding) are also available to assist students in securing an internship throughout the year.  

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The University of Connecticut Career Services also offers internship services for Animal Science majors. More information can be found at

The following organizations have offered internships to Animal Science students:

  • Animal Plan and Health Inspection Services (APHIS)
  • Bailey's Express (Draft Horse Training Facility)
  • Beardsley Zoological Park
  • Bob Baffert Racing Stables (CA)
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Bolton Veterinary Hospital
  • Bonham Stables
  • Camp Cares Therapeutic Riding Center
  • Carriages of Acadia
  • Columbus Zoo
  • Crimson Acres Farm
  • CT Department of Agriculture - Bureau of Regulation and Inspection
  • CT Farm Bureau
  • Eastern States Fair Association
  • Four Town Veterinary Clinic
  • Genex Artificial Insemination Corp.
  • High Acres Farm
  • High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Stables
  • Kentucky Equine Management Internship Program (KEMI)
  • Lion Hill Farm
  • Malibu Valley Farms (CA)
  • Mill Pond Veterinary Hospital
  • MOPAC (Meat processing facility in PA)
  • Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration
  • National Cattlemen's Beef Association
  • New Jersey State Aquarium
  • Nodine's Smokehouse
  • North Veterinary Clinic
  • North Windham Animal Hospital
  • Pets on Wheels of Connecticut (POW CT) 
  • Pfizer
  • Quarry Town Stables
  • Quinebaug Valley Veterinary Hospital
  • Roger Williams Zoo (Providence, RI)
  • San Diego Zoo
  • Spring Hill Farm (VA)
  • Sayrebrook Veterinary Hospital (Sayreville, NJ)
  • Six Flag's Great Adventure's "Zoology and Veterinary Studies Internship" at Safari Park (Jackson, NJ)
  • The New England Aquarium
  • The William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute
  • Tiger Creek
  • Trans Ova Genetics
  • University of Missouri Summer Research Program
  • Whimsey Brook Farm
  • Wiggle Waggle Animal Grooming
  • Wildlife Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
  • WinStar Farm, LLC.
  • Yellowstone National Park (through Student Conservation Association)
  • Exotic Animal Internship - Zoological Center at Lionshare Farm (Greenwich, CT)
  • Zoo New England

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