This position is for currently enrolled students, in good standing, at an accredited college or university only. College Interns work behind-the-scenes with a Zoo Keeper for one semester and can earn up to 3 credit units from their college. Juniors and seniors from an accredited college or university will be given priority over other applicants. The spring and fall internships consist of two workdays a week from 7:30am-12:30pm. Summer internships are from 6:30am -11:30am and require three workdays a week due to the shorter semester.
-Interns work on set days which may include weekend days.
-Interns do NOT work with primates or elephants.
-They may clean animal exhibits, feed and enrich animals.
-They may record behavioral observations of animals.
-They may assist Zoo Keepers in other routine tasks.