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
Conservation – in-situ and ex-situ conservation programming for Zoos & Aquariums
Social Media – marketing and 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.
|2019 Intern dates are as follows:||Application Deadlines:|
|Spring: Jan. 19 – May 3, 2019||Spring: Nov. 1|
|Summer: May 22 – Aug. 9, 2019||Summer: Mar. 1|
|Fall: Aug.29 – Dec. 6, 2019||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, Director of Volunteers & Guest Engagement, 7401 SW 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50315 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Intern Applications are located on our website: www.blankparkzoo.com