Education Internship(17)




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 2013-2014 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 and/or teach Living Learning Lab, an indoor/outdoor curriculum-based education program focusing on the 3rd grade.

Prepare for upcoming Living Learning Lab sessions

Assist with outreach programs

Learn and practice 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 are part-time

Days of work and hours will be determined upon hiring.

Internships run January through March.

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)