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Scovill Zoo

Paid Animal Care Internship

Scovill Zoo is hiring for 9-month animal care internships.  The zoo has a diverse animal collection, and each intern will be trained in three or more keeper areas.  These internships provide hands-on experience in all aspects of animal care, including observation, feeding, cleaning, enrichment, training, exhibit maintenance, and some medical care.  Interns gain increasing independence with demonstrated ability.  Weekend work and holiday work are required.  Pay rate is $8.25/hour.  The internship starting date is flexible. 

 

How to Apply

To apply, send resume, cover letter, and list of references to Heather Purdeu, hpurdeu@decparks.com.

Scovill Zoo
71 S. Country Club Rd
DECATUR, IL 62521
Phone: 217-421-7436

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