Summer Internships at the Alaska Zoo

The Alaska Zoo offers 4 summer husbandry internships, these positions are currently unpaid with no housing provided.  Interns work 40 hours a week side by side with keepers and we are flexible if students have certain interests.  Interns also conduct public tours 2-3 times per week and work in the petting zoo.  

We have received funding for internship expenditures through the ExxonMobil Community Jobs Summer Program. We appreciate their support of our internship program!


To apply for internships, send your resume and cover letter to by February 28th.   Or mail to Shannon Jensen at Alaska Zoo, 4731 O'Malley Road, Anchorage, AK  99507.