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Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo SUMMER Internships Now Available

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo (TLPZ) is currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals interested in a variety of career paths associated with Zoos and Aquariums.

NOTE:  if you are seeking an internship in an animal care area, please do not apply for more than two different internships in the same semester. 

Below are just some of the internship programs available for the Summer 2017 term:

  • African Hoofstock Internship

  • Animal Ambassador Program: Outback Internship

  • Animal Ambassador Program: Outreach/Bird of Prey Internship

  • Animal Enrichment/Commissary Internship

  • Aquarist Internship

  • Asian Gardens Internship

  • Aviary Internship

  • Corporate Relations & Partnerships Internship

  • Development Internship

  • Elephant Internship

  • Graphics / Fine Art Internship

  • Herpetology Internship

  • Manatee Rehabilitation Internship

  • Marketing Digital Photography Internship

  • Marketing Media Production

  • Primates Internship

  • Public Relations Internship

  • Quality Service Internship

  • Special Events Internship

Apply online by going to the following link and select the internship program of your choice:

Please note that internship applications are now only accepted online and may no longer be submitted by mail, email, or fax.

Deadline to Apply for Summer Programs: March 31, 2017 5:00 PM ET

Who is eligible?  Applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.

  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

  • Be a Junior, Senior, or Master’s level students or recent graduate.

Please visit the internship postings at the link above for a full list of Intern Schedule Requirements.

If an internship offer is made:

  • Candidate will be responsible for a non-refundable $25 Application Fee.

  • All offers are contingent on the successful completion of a criminal background screening.

  • Animal Department offers are also contingent on receipt of documentation of negative TB test within the last 12 months and Tetanus vaccination within the last 5 years.

Please visit for more information.  Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Experience Required


How to Apply

Apply online by going to the following link and select the internship program of your choice:

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
1101 West Sligh Avenue
Tampa, FL 33604
Phone: 813-935-8552

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