Summer Internships at the Alaska Zoo

The application period for summer 2019 internship positions is NOW CLOSED. The internship is a 16 week program where interns work with keepers one on one gaining hands on experience in the husbandry field. Participants are required to work 40 hours a week. Shift start times range from 5:30am to 1:30pm and are 8 hours long. There is no housing or transportation provided by the Alaska Zoo. Application period closes Feb 28, 2019.

The Alaska Zoo would like to extend a huge thank you to ExxonMobil for their financial support of our summer internships.

We are thankful for the internship funding we received for the 2018 summer season through the ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program. We appreciate all of the support ExxonMobil shows the Alaska Zoo and community as a whole.

Click here to learn more about the ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program.


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