OdySea Aquarium

About OdySea Aquarium

OdySea Aquarium, located in Scottsdale, is America’s newest aquarium and was recently voted Kids Best Indoor Entertainment. This multi-level, state-of-the-art facility holds more than 2 million gallons of water and is the largest aquarium in Arizona. OdySea Aquarium offers an educational, interactive and entertaining experience for guests of all ages by combining theme-park style amusement with highly engaging presentations of aquatic life.

OdySea Aquarium features more than 65 exhibits, 370 species, the world’s only Russian Sturgeon touch exhibit as well as 2 Stingray touch exhibits and a tide touch pool! OdySea is also home to Voyager, where guests take their seats in a stadium-seating style theatre with 46 ft. viewing windows for the “world’s only revolving aquarium experience. Additional interactive activities include SeaTREK® underwater walking, a charismatic “Penguin Interaction Program”, “Shark Behind the Scenes” tours, walk-about “Animal Ambassadors”, and Question & Answer sessions with the Animal Care specialists.


Animal Care Intern

May 2019 - August 2019 Scottsdale, AZ
“The people and animals I worked with were amazing! The animal care specialist and education specialist employees went out of their way to teach me, and the other interns, the in's and out's of getting a full time job in their field. I was taught with real hands on experience, specialized seminars, and worksheets with goals to help me progress throughout my sixteen weeks working there. They were encouraging and supportive of my individual learning and personal goals. ”

Aquarist Intern

May 2019 - August 2019 Scottsdale, AZ
“I was able to care for animals such as sharks, sea turtles, stingrays, jellyfish, etc. and learn from the pros. It took a lot of hard work, but paid off every time I saw the animals happy and healthy. It was the best summer of my life!”
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