Columbian Park Zoo offers a variety of exciting internship opportunities for current college students or recent graduates. All academic majors are encouraged to apply.
Available interest areas (varies seasonally):
General Exotic Animal Care
Education - Summer Camps
Education - Interpretation and Animal Ambassador Programs
Internships with a focus area of Marketing and Public Relations are now managed by the Lafayette Parks and Recreation office. Individuals interested in internships with a Zoo Marketing and PR focus should contact the Lafayette Parks and Recreation office at (765) 807-1500 for more information.
Seasons and Time Commitments:
Internship runs May - August, flexible start and end dates
Full-time or part-time availability
Minimum 20 hours per week/13 week commitment required
Applications are CLOSED for the 2018 summer season.
Internship runs August - December
Minimum 15 hours per week/13 week commitment required
Applications are CLOSED for the 2018 fall season.
Internship runs January - April
Minimum 15 hours per week/12 week commitment required
Applications will be available here in September 2018.
All internships are unpaid, and primarily educational in nature. Internships 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.
For questions or additional information, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Jennifer Spence at 765-807-1558 or firstname.lastname@example.org