The Bird Department of the Audubon Zoo is seeking qualified applicants for 2016 internship positions.
Bird Department interns work along with the keepers in the daily husbandry of Audubon’s avian collection, gaining experience in basic care, diet preparation, observation skills, public speaking, record keeping, and enrichment. This opportunity is geared towards candidates that have an interest in a career in animal care.
Applicants will be required to work in all types of weather, must be able to bend and lift, and may be required to work weekends.
Internships are non-paid and require a work week of 32 hours, or 4 days, for the duration of the 12 week program. No housing is provided. Start and end dates are flexible.
Please send cover letter and resume to:
Bird Keeper V
Audubon Nature Institute is proud to offer excellent professional training and experience in a variety of career tracks through our internship program. Placements are seasonally available in administration, animal care, conservation, development, education, volunteer management, and others. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to apply. To learn more about Audubon’s internship program, contact:
Maria Kohls, Volunteer & Intern Supervisor
2017 Program Dates Coming Soon…
Please check back for our 2017 program dates, coming in late November. For questions about placements in the meantime, please contact Maria Kohls.