Columbian Park Zoo offers a variety of exciting internship opportunities for current college students or recent graduates. All academic majors are encouraged to apply.
Available interest areas (varies seasonally):
Animal Care: General Exotic Animal Care
Animal Care: Australia/Americas Exhibits
Animal Care: Family Farm
Education & Communication: Camp and Youth Programs
Education & Communication: Animal Ambassador and Interpretive Programs
Education & Communication: Social Media and Public Relations
Seasons and Time Commitments:
Internship runs May - August, flexible start and end dates
Full-time or part-time availability
Minimum 20 hours per week/13 week commitment required
Applications for the 2020 Summer Internship season will be available in January 2020.
Internship runs August - December
Minimum 15 hours per week/13 week commitment required
Applications for the 2020 Fall Internship season will be available in February 2020.
Internship runs January - April
Minimum 15 hours per week/12 week commitment required
Applications for the 2020 Spring Internship season will be available in September 2019.
All internships are unpaid, and primarily educational in nature. Internships provide valuable hands-on learning opportunities. Housing and transportation are the responsibility of the intern. Flexible scheduling available, including weekends, to accommodate most class/work schedules.
For questions or additional information, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Jennifer Spence at 765-807-1558 or email@example.com