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ZooTampa's Spring 2023 Animal Department Internships are now open.
Apply today, selections for this highly sought out opportunity will be made soon.
Deadline to apply: Friday, December 23, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Internship Dates: February 20, 2023-May 27, 2023
General Internship Description: ZooTampa at Lowry Park is currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals interested in learning about the Animal Care field. Our interns work side-by-side with experienced animal care staff every day in order to create enrichment, educate zoo guests on conservation efforts & observe husbandry training in the areas in which they are assigned. In addition to the hands-on experience, there is an online course to supplement and expand upon the in-person experiences gained during this internship.
Available internships include:
Who We Are
ZooTampa at Lowry Park is one of the most popular zoos in the southeastern U.S., with over 1 million visitors annually. We have grown to what now encompasses 56 acres of naturalistic wildlife habitats in a lush, tropical garden setting with wide-ranging activities. The Zoo, accredited by Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), offers popular educational programming, fun recreational amenities, up-close animal encounters and engaging seasonal events for which it has won awards as one of the country’s most family-friendly zoos.
Our mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and care for animals; create exceptional personalized experiences that connect people with wildlife and each other in fun, immersive ways.
Our vision is that everyone we touch is motivated to join us in taking action to protect and preserve wildlife.
Your day to day
Internship functions include, but are not limited to:
Who is eligible?
Please Note: Interns must arrange for their own housing accommodations and transportation. This is an unpaid internship.
Please visit https://zootampa.org/intern-at-zootampa/ for more information.
ZooTampa at Lowry Park1101 W Sligh AveTampa, FL 33604
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