High School Intern Program

Zuri Anderson

How was your first week as an intern?
17 June 2014: The first week I worked here at the Aquarium was just pure amazingness! Everyone is so supportive, congenial and full of great energy. Even though I was here the first week for only two days, it was pretty relaxing and engaging! I’m learning new things everyday about the animals (like the turtles and the alligators) and the cart programs allow me to [...]

Tamara Washington

How was your first week as an intern?
17 June 2014: My first week as an intern was an experience I will never forget. I felt truly welcomed and accepted by everyone within the Aquarium. Everyone was so willing to help and made sure I had everything I needed to make my first week marvelous. The workers, volunteers, Aqua-teens and HSIP of course are all awesome and I love how everyone, everyday come [...]

HSIP March Class

We can’t believe it but we only have one more class before the second interviews that will determine who makes it into the top 10 for our summer internship! During our March classes, the students enjoyed canoeing in a cypress swamp, which is in one of only two old growth forests left in South Carolina, Francis Beidler Forest. Both classes had beautiful weather and some were able to view turtles, alligators and various birds. [...]

High School Intern Program February Class

HSIP February class!

We are halfway done (already) with the training classes! We have completed our second training classes and everyone is gearing up for class 3 in March! The students visited Charles Towne Landing and enjoyed behind the scenes and cannon firings. They loved seeing the animals that were in Charleston when the settlers arrived in 1670, especially the new red wolf exhibit. Back at the Aquarium, we reviewed how to create cover letters [...]

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