Education Internship(12)




Organization: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square (AZA Member)
Location: Saginaw, MI, United States
Job or Internship: Internship

Job description

The Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square is currently offering Education Internships for the 2012-2013 Winter Semester. Education Internships offer the opportunity to gain an understanding of educating the public about the natural world in a zoological park setting. These are unpaid positions.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities

• Assist with outreach programs

• Assist with and/or teach Zoo Classes

• Prepare for upcoming Zoo Classes

• Learn proper animal handling techniques

• Use provided biofacts during presentations

• Engage audience members in presentations

• Complete daily paperwork.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

• Must be at least 18 years of age and enrolled in a college or university, or a recent graduate of a college or university.

• Work may be outdoor and in all weather conditions.

• Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

• Requires good public speaking ability.

• Ability to work with children, teens, and adults.

• Ability to follow verbal and written directions.

• Ability to work both as a team and independently

Time Commitment

• Internships can be part-time or full-time

• Days of work and hours will be determined upon hiring.

• Internships run mid-January through mid-May.

Contact Information

Send resume with cover letter to:

The Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square

Attn: Education Dept.

1730 S. Washington Ave.

Saginaw, MI 48601

Fax: (989) 759-1328

Email: info@saginawzoo.com

(No phone calls please)