Organization: Houston Zoo, Inc.
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Job or Internship: Internship
The Houston Zoo is offering an opportunity for students to participate in an unpaid internship with the Graphics Department! This is a unique and exciting opportunity for students to develop important professional relationships and gain valuable experience!
• Assist with miscellaneous special projects.
• Assist with writing for the Zoo’s website and blogs.
• Provide internal Graphics Department support as needed
• Interns are required to complete a minimum of 200 hour commitment.
• Attend Continuing Education courses provided by the Houston Zoo.
• Compose an educational presentation at the end of internship.
• Must be a self-starter.
• Effective project management skills essential.
• Able to multi-task essential.
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products particularly Excel and Power Point.
• Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Knowledge of research/analysis a plus.
• Candidates must currently be enrolled in a college institution or a recent graduate (within 6 months of application).
• The position involves minimal physical exertion, except when assisting the production of a special event or promotion. Walking, lifting and lots of time outside may be required on specific occasions.
• This position requires interns work in all weather conditions including heat, humidity, rain, cold and dust. However, with the exceptions of special events, most opportunities are indoors.
• We are currently accepting applications until July 31, 2013. Internships will begin in September until mid December.
• To submit an application, please visit our website at www.houstonzoo.org/volunteering/. Applicant must also submit a resume, cover letter and letter of recommendation.
For further information and inquiries, please contact Nhi Tran at 713-533-6558 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.