Occupational Safety and Health Internship

Organization: Indianapolis Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Job or Internship: Internship

The Indianapolis Zoo is dedicated to the elimination of staff and guest injuries and illnesses through the implementation of the Zoo Safety and Health Programs, as well as maintaining compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations. The intern will be asked to help lead this effort through performing safety and health inspections and assessing the grounds for safety and health hazards.

Beyond the care of the animals that call the Zoo home, there are opportunities to work behind the scenes to support the Indianapolis Zoo and its overall mission. Administrative interns can work alongside professionals in a variety of areas, including fundraising, communications, marketing, education and human resources, to gain valuable knowledge about the day-to-day operations of zoos and other nonprofit organizations. These internships offer opportunities to develop skills in the areas of planning and organization, written and verbal communications, and other administrative skills.

Applicants must submit an application, cover letter, resume, transcript and two letters of reference. For more information, please visit http://www.indianapoliszoo.com/SitePages/AboutTheZoo/Interns.aspx or contact the Office of Volunteer Services at (317) 630-2041 or Indianapolis Zoo, PO Box 22309, Indianapolis, IN 46222. You can also email agarrett@indyzoo.com.

Deadline to apply is July 10, 2013