Organization: Chicago Zoological Society-Brookfield Zoo
Location: Brookfield, Illinois, United States
Job or Internship: Internship
Chicago Zoological Society, which manages Brookfield Zoo, is currently accepting applications for our College Experiential Learning Opportunities (CELO) program.
Please visit the following site for specific details on applying and contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any other questions you may have: (http://www.czs.org/czs/Educational-Programs/Internships.aspx)
Chicago Zoological Society is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/V/D
Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply and to identify themselves.
Title Communications Research Intern
Interns will gain an understanding of techniques used to measure and
evaluate a variety of services and programs at Brookfield Zoo, such as
audience needs, level of guest satisfaction, success of special exhibits, or
people’s connections to nature.
Responsibilities Research projects include work and data collection to help understand
different audience needs, explore levels of guest satisfaction, assessing
special exhibits, and measuring connections to nature. Projects will include
quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques. Interns will aid in
data collection (mostly out of doors in the park) and with data entry and may
help with other aspects of ongoing research projects such as pilot testing
• Minimum two years college at an accredited institution; G.P.A. 2.5/4.0,
majoring in psychology, behavioral science, biology, environmental
education, or other social sciences or related field or coursework.
Some college coursework in/ basic understanding of statistics are
• Minimum 18 years of age.
• Completion of a reflective journal or project required as part of
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Strong computer skills.
• Excellent organizational and communication skills, experience
interacting with the public, great customer service skills, and experience
working on a team are desirable.
• Must be able to commit to 12 weeks; approximately 35 hours/week.
Wage Rate • $10.25 per hour