We are currently accepting applications for the following internship seasons:

        2017 Summer - application materials due by 5:00pm, March 3, 2017

        Download a 2017 Summer Internship Application packet HERE.

        2017 Fall - applications materials due by 5:00pm, April 7, 2017

        Download a 2017 Fall Internship Application packet HERE.

Columbian Park Zoo offers a variety of exciting internship opportunities for current college students or recent graduates. All academic majors are encouraged to apply.  

​​​Areas available (varies seasonally):
​      General Exotic Animal Care​      
​      Australia/Americas​     
​      Family Farm​     
​      Landscape/Horticulture​     
​      Marketing/Public Relations
​      Education and Interpretation (includes animal handling)

Summer Internships:  May-August
​      Full-time or Part-time availability
​      Minimum 20 hours per week/12 week commitment required​      
​      Apply: February-March​​​

Fall Internships: August-December​
​      Minimum 15 hours per week/12 week commitment required
​      Apply: March-April

Spring Internships:  January-April
​      Minimum 15 hours per week/12 week commitment required
​      Apply:  October-November

​All internships are unpaid, but provide valuable hands-on learning opportunities. Housing and transportation are the responsibility of the intern. Flexible scheduling available, including weekends, to accommodate most class/work schedules.​