Credit: Jorja Feldman

Credit: Jorja Feldman

Internships & Job opportuNities


Paid Openings

Opportunities will be posted here as they arise, and removed when they are filled.

  • Multimedia Coordinator: This part time, blended position involves responsibility for managing social media and web presence, curation of memberships and email list correspondence, and implementation of educational programming. Educational programming requires animal handling and public speaking for a variety of audiences. This position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills both in person and online. Weekend, evening, and holiday availability required. This position has the potential for expansion to full time in the future.

  • Conservation Educator: This part time, blended position involves animal husbandry for our varied collection of animals including birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. This position also involves leading field trips, handling and presenting animals for a variety of audiences ranging from preschoolers to adults, and requires exceptional public speaking skills. Weekend, evening, and holiday availability required. This position has the potential for expansion to full time in the future.

To apply for a posted opening, please submit a cover letter and resume to staffing@thecreatureconservancy.org


Internships

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.

 

Deadlines:

Consideration for Fall 2019 (12 weeks; September 30 - December 20) closes August 15th, 2019. 

Consideration for Winter 2020 (January 6-March 27) closes November 1, 2019.

Consideration for Spring 2020 (March 23- June 19) closes January 15, 2020.

Consideration for Summer 2020 (June 15-Sept 4) closes March 15, 2020.

Consideration for Fall 2020 (August 31- December 4) closes July 1, 2020.

 

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume via email with the subject line Internship Application to staffing@thecreatureconservancy.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.