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. All positions are filled and there are no vacancies at this time.

To apply for a posted opening, please submit a cover letter and resume to You will only be contacted directly if an interview is desired. Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive, we cannot respond to follow-up or status-check calls/requests.


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 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 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.