Looking to do something fun this summer, that will also look great on your resume? How about being an intern at the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park.They are offering three summer internships to qualified college-aged students. As a Summer Education intern, you'll help with many educational programs and initiatives.
You'll learn how to handle animal ambassadors, show the animals to those who visit the zoo. You'll help the Zoo School Teacher from time to time during the zoo's day camp program and a whole lot more.
If you have a background in the sciences, you can apply to the Animal Care internship. You'll work with the zookeepers and help out in different parts of the Zoo. You'll help with animal husbandry tasks like cleaning, diet preparation, enrichment distribution and public education talks.
The Marketing and Special Events internship is for those that want to develop skills in event planning, fundraising and more. You'll be involved with special events like Zoo Brew & Wine Too, Ice Cream Safari, Spiedie Fest, Feast with the Beasts and other education programs.
The Summer internships begin in May and run until August. You must be enrolled in college and working towards a degree in the respective internship field. You can go here
to get an application as an intern and for volunteer opportunities.
These are unpaid internships and for more information on internships, contact Rachel Davenport at (607) 724-5461, extension 231. America's 5th oldest zoo is located at 60 Morgan Road in Binghamton.