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High School Graduates only please. If you are still in high school, please click here for information about our High School Internship program.
Our career internship program is one of the many ways the Philadelphia Zoo demonstrates a commitment to its mission of conservation, education, science and recreation. Through our internships, we provide practical, high-quality experiences that help you achieve your academic and professional goals. Recent college graduates and career changers are encouraged to apply. Please note that all internships are unpaid and the Zoo does not provide housing.
Applications will be reviewed once all the required application materials have been received.
Animal Care Internship
If you are a college student majoring in Biology, Zoology, Animal Science, Environmental Education or a related field or recent graduate in any of those fields and you are interested in a career working with animals, the Philadelphia Zoo can provide you with valuable hands-on experience.
Conservation Communication Internship
The Conservation Communication Internship will assist with the management of the Philadelphia Zoo’s UNLESS Campaign.
Support the Development Department of America’s First Zoo by contributing to the management of upper level membership programs: Friends of the Philadelphia Zoo and ADOPT.
Early Childhood Playworker Internship
This internship is designed to give early childhood education students practical experience in education, child development, program design and implementation.
Environmental Education & Animal Behavior Internship
The Environmental Education & Animal Behavior Internship is designed to provide practical experience in animal observation, education, conservation, and animal presentation.
As a member of the Guest Relations department, the Events intern plays an integral role in assisting with the coordination and implementation of events. This internship is only available to students seeking college credit.
First Aid Internship
Interns will serve as first responders to medical situations. You will serve under the Director of Public Safety, the Public Safety Site Supervisor, and other Public Safety Supervisors
Human Resources Programming Intern
The Human Resources Programming Intern plays an integral role in assisting with the coordination and implementation of Human Resources programming for Philadelphia Zoo employees and volunteers. Programming includes recognition events and health and wellness programming.
Marketing & Communications Internship
Support the Zoo's Marketing and Communications departments by assisting with a wide variety of responsibilities including press releases and events, promotional events, seasonal publications and more.
Online Marketing Internship
Support the Zoo's Marketing and Communications department by assisting with a wide variety of responsibilities including social media, website updates, press events, promotional events and more.
Public Education Internship
The Public Education Internship is designed to give college students practical experience in developing educational programming and events and the opportunity to gain a broad background of the Zoo community and how it operates.
Zoo Veterinary Technician Preceptorship
The Philadelphia Zoo Animal Health Department is offering a preceptor position to Senior Veterinary Technician students from accredited programs.
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