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    Butterfly House-Summer 2019 Entomology Intern

    The entomology internship involves hands on work with all non-venomous invertebrates and other animals at the Butterfly House. Interns will help maintain the animal collection and process shipments of butterflies from around the world. This will include feeding, tank cleaning and when needed tank set-up. Interns may be required to spend time in the classroom for hands on demonstrations with education animals after completing animal handling training. Interns will be responsible for following all USDA/APHIS requirements and animal record guidelines. Interns will have direct interaction with the public and should be capable of answering questions about the butterflies and animals at the Butterfly House. They must also be willing to help educate the public about animals and their interactions with the natural world.

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    Missouri

    5/20/2019


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    Butterfly House, Division Missouri Botanical Garden

    The Butterfly House, a division of the Missouri Botanical Garden, is a tropical conservatory with 1200 free flying butterflies located in Chesterfield, Missouri. In addition to the conservatory we have an exhibit gallery, native habitat, events pavillion, and offer a variety of educational programs for all ages. We are looking for individuals who are interested in working with invertebrates, plants, and children. Internships are available in education, entomology, horticulture, guest/volunteer services, and special events. For more information please visit our website www.butterflyhouse.org.

    15193 Olive Blvd
    Chesterfield, Missouri
    63017