INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Location: Salina, Kansas
Internship unpaid

  • Apes
  • Big Cats
  • Children's Zoo
  • Herpetology
  • Hoofstock
  • Horticulture
  • IT (Information Techology)
  • Small Mammals
  • Zoo Operations

REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years old and able to pass a background check. Have a tetanus shot and negative TB test.

  • Must be enrolled in college and supply RHZ with a letter of intent from a professor, or have graduated in the past 6 months

  • Applicants must be able to work in different weather environments, be comfortable with walking, lifting (must be able to lift at least 50+ lbs.), and time outdoors. Physical exertion includes repetitive motions and climbing on a regular basis.

  • Must be able to work both as a team member and independently.

  • Interns are required to work with the keeper(s) of their area to create and assess an original enrichment device.

  • A one-time fee of $30 is required to offset the cost of the intern uniform shirt, application processing, nametag and training materials.

SCHEDULE

  • Interns are expected to commit to a 12-week program. Interns will have a Friday - Monday schedule working from 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

  • Rolling Hills Zoo is open 364 days a year; consequently, interns may be schedule to participate on holidays.


COLLEGE CREDIT

We will work with your college/university to offer college credit, however it is your responsibility to arrange this. We will provide any documentation your school requires for credit hours.

APPLY

We are accepting applications for...

Spring:
March 1 - May 17

Summer:
June 1 - August 5

Fall:
September 1 - November 17

Applicants must submit a résumé, cover letter indicating area of interest, and references

Mail to:
Attn: Zoo Internships
Rolling Hills Zoo
625 N. Hedville Rd.
Salina, Kansas 67401

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