Organization: Phoenix Zoo
Location: Phoenix, AZ, United States
Job or Internship: Internship
The Phoenix Zoo’s Conservation and Science Department is offering a summer internship as a Conservation Technician. This is a 3 month unpaid position where the intern will learn all about our Species Conservation Programs. Interns participate in routine husbandry including monitoring diets, health and behavior of their assigned species. Interns also have opportunities to participate in field conservation activities and assist with research projects in conjunction with Conservation and Science Department programs. Interns will conduct at least one presentation about their research, fieldwork or husbandry.
Minimum requirements for this position include a HS Diploma and valid Driver’s License. The ideal candidate will be on a college track towards a Conservation, Biology or Life Science degree, have a basic understanding of wild animal care and husbandry, and be comfortable working in a variety of field conditions. This position will also require pre-employment background checks including a drug test and TB testing. To view a more complete description and list of requirements and to apply for this position, please visit the Phoenix Zoo job page at:
Resumés are not accepted for any Zoo position without an accompanying application. While postings may remain on outside sites for longer, once a job is removed from The Phoenix Zoo job page it is closed and we will no longer accept applications.
The Phoenix Zoo is an EEOE/ADA employer.