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About the Zoo Internship
The Greensboro Science Center is looking for qualified interns for summer zoo internships. Interns will assist keeper staff in all aspects of daily animal husbandry and care. Interns should expect to learn AZA skills to prepare them for a full time career in this highly competitive field. Interns will assist with a particular string as assigned which may include carnivores, hoofstock, and small and large mammals.
“My supervisor made sure I could gain a variety of experiences based on my interests. Interning at the GSC taught me what it is to be part of a great working team with very high husbandry standards. It taught me the skills I need to excel in future internships and my career after graduation.”
Jennie B., Zoo Intern, Spring 2016
What would I be doing as a Zoo Intern?
What would my schedule be like?
Zoo Interns, when possible, are typically on site for a 40 hour, 5 day schedule. Still in school? We’ll work around your schedule, as long as you have at least 3 full days available during the week/weekend. Zoo interns must complete a minimum of 400 hours. The selected applicant will be expected to start in June and continue through August.
Who would I be learning from?
What are you looking for in an intern?
How do I apply?
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and list of 3 people who can provide professional references for you (you do not need to submit the actual references) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 pm on Friday, March 10. Please combine all three documents into one document with a file name that indicates your name and the internship you are applying for. Example John_Smith_Zoo_Internship. No phone calls please. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Internship opportunities are unpaid and housing opportunities are unavailable.
Due to the large number of applications we typically receive, only selected applicants will be contacted for interviews. Final selections will be made no later than April 15.
Greensboro Science Center4301 Lawndale Drive GreenboroGreenboro, NC 27455
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