Internships & Job opportuNities
Opportunities will be posted here as they arise, and removed when they are filled.
There are no job openings available at this time.
We accept interns seasonally, with slots available in 4 yearly sessions. Internships at The Creature Conservancy entail a blend of animal husbandry and educational program delivery. Hours are 9 am to 1 pm on weekdays. Priority is given to applicants with no planned absences (holidays included) and those who are pursuing degrees in an animal related field or receiving college credit for their participation.
This unpaid position entails 20 hours/week of animal care for our collection of over 100 species of birds, mammals, reptiles & amphibians. Interns have the opportunity to learn and participate in all aspects of zoo animal care, including diet preparation, enrichment, health monitoring, behavioral training, and enclosure cleaning & maintenance.
Consideration for Winter 2019 (12 weeks; January 7 - March 29) closes December 1st, 2018.
Consideration for Spring 2019 (13 weeks; April 1 - June 28) closes February 15th, 2019.
Consideration for Summer* 2019 (13 weeks; July 1 - September 27) closes May 1st, 2019.
Consideration for Fall 2019 (12 weeks; September 30 - December 20) closes August 15th, 2019.
Please submit a cover letter and resume via email with the subject line Internship Application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis; early application is suggested. Finalists will be contacted for interviews no later than 2 weeks after the application period closes.
*Intern positions are both most competitive and most limited during the summer.