The Blank Park Zoo internship program offers a variety of internships in the Spring, Summer, and Fall.
Animal Care – Avian/Reptile, Aquatics, Carnivore/Primates, Education, Large Mammals, Small Mammals
Commissary – animal nutrition and diet preparation
Children & Family Education Program – developing education programs
Public Relations / Marketing – public relations, marketing, social media practices for Zoos & Aquariums
Internships are open to hard working, motivated candidates who are 18 or older, currently enrolled in college and receiving credit for the internship, and are considering a career in the Zoo field. Internships are nonpaid; housing and transportation are the responsibility of the intern.
|2020 Intern dates are as follows:||Application Deadlines:|
|Spring: Jan. 20 – May 1||Spring: Nov. 1|
|Summer: May 20 – Aug. 7||Summer: Mar. 1|
|Fall: Aug.24 – Dec. 4||Fall: July 1|
To apply, please send in the following information: Intern Application, Resume, and Cover Letter. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.
Intern applications can be sent to: Christine Eckles, Chief Engagement Officer, 7401 SW 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50315 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Intern Applications are located on our website: www.blankparkzoo.com