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Due to facility closures and state and local social distancing recommendations, some of our internship sessions have been cancelled. If you have any questions, please reach out to Audubon's Volunteer and Intern Resources Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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, education, volunteer management, and others. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to apply. To learn more about Audubon’s internship program, contact:

About Audubon Internships
Basic internships last approximately 12 weeks, in which interns develop a variety of professional skills through guided instruction and hands-on experience. Some advanced placements, lasting up to 6 months, are available for well-qualified candidates.

In addition to the core curriculum provided through each professional track, Audubon offers its program participants supplemental opportunities to learn about the operations of an AZA-accredited facility, the care and management of a diverse animal collection, the tools needed to engage and inspire guests, and much more.

Audubon accepts applications for available positions on a rolling basis. If no deadline is indicated in the position description, please refer to the schedule below for each session’s start window. Be sure to indicate your preferred session on your application. An intern’s exact start and end date will vary according to the needs of each section.


 

Herpetological Research Intern (Zoo)

Audubon Zoo is currently seeking science-driven candidates for its herpetological research internship program.

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Herpetological Husbandry Intern (Zoo)

Audubon Zoo is currently seeking enthusiastic candidates for its herpetological husbandry internship program.

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Asian Domain Carnivore Intern (Zoo)

The Asian Domain department at Audubon Zoo is seeking applicants to fill our internship positions.

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Marine Mammal Training (Sea Lions) Intern (Zoo)

The Sea Lion Department is seeking applicants for 2019 internship positions in marine mammal training and care.

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Advanced Marine Mammal Training (Sea Lions) Intern (Zoo)

The Sea Lion Department is seeking applicants for internship positions in advanced marine mammal training and care.

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African Savanna Hoofstock Intern (Zoo)

The Hoofstock department is currently seeking applicants for its internship placements.

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Birds Intern (Zoo)

The Bird Department of the Audubon Zoo is seeking qualified applicants for internship positions. 

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Hoofstock Intern (Species Survival Center)

Location: Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center (FMASSC) New Orleans, LA

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Birds Intern (Species Survival Center)

The husbandry team at Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center is seeking applicants for a bird internship. Position includes onsite housing. 

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Education Outreach Intern (Zoo)

The Education department is seeking applicants to fill our internship positions. 

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