Zookeeping interns work directly with zookeepers and learn how to care for Trailside’s animals and educate visitors.
Start Date: May/June – August
Application Deadline: March 1st
Requirements: Commitment of 2 to 3 days per week including one weekend day. Enrolled in college working towards a degree in the animal field.
Start Date: Offered on a rolling basis based on staff availability
Application Deadline: Depends on availability of internships
Requirements: Must be over 18 years of age and interested in pursuing a career in animal field.
For more information and to submit an application, contact Melissa Gillmer 845-786-2701 x 278 or email Melissa.Gillmer@parks.ny.gov.
Submit applications by email. Include cover letter, resume and contact information for two references who are not friends or relatives.