Join our multi-disciplined team of educators, scientists and conservationists to develop and implement a far-reaching series of programs that will have a measurable, significant and positive impact on wildlife and wild places around the planet, and, help transform the City of Indianapolis into a community that embraces environmental stewardship as a core value. Conservation Education Program interns assist with camps, overnights and variety of other visitor programming. Interns will have opportunities to experience educational programming from a range of viewpoints from development to facilitation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Support the Zoo’s mission of protecting nature and inspiring people to care for our world.
Assist in administration of a variety of education programs (camp, overnights, Animal Adventures, etc.).
Assist with designing new programming.
Observation and evaluation of various education programs.
Assist in administration of variety of interpretive experiences, such as animal chats, dolphin presentations, informal interpretation in the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center and roving throughout the Zoo.
Assist with designing new ways to enhance guest experiences.
Communicate with managers regularly to ensure goals and objectives are being met within the allocated time frame.
Assist staff with a variety of duties to support the department such as answering phone calls, responding to emails, preparing materials for presentations, assisting as needed with the Wild Ambassador program, helping organize department materials for the busy summer season, etc.
Current college student
How to Apply
To apply, please submit the Summer Session Application form, along with a cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation and a current (official or unofficial) transcript; March 10 is the deadline to apply. Please at https://www.indianapoliszoo.com/jobs-volunteer/internships/ for more information.