Keeper Intern

Interested in Zoology as a career?  Are you currently enrolled in college or recently graduated?  If so, consider applying for an Internship with Wild Wonders.

Wild Wonders offers 3 and 4 month internships to qualified applicants throughout the year.  Our internship programs have heavy emphasis on learning/further education and experience.



To assist staff with daily husbandry duties such as general feeding and cleaning

To assist with staff with medical handling/restraint

Enclosure maintenance and enhancements

Monitor animals health, behavior

Zoo beautification projects

Socialization of specific animals

Learn general operant conditioning techniques

Food prep and nutrition

Behavioral enrichment with staff

Database entry for inventory and medical records

Assisting with on site and offsite education programming and special events



Schooling preferable but not required

Must be available a minimum of 3 days/week 8 hour days

Must have negative tb test

Must be in good health and able to lift 50 lbs

Must have own housing and transportation



To apply for a position as a Keeper Intern, please email a resume and cover letter to

Thank you for your interest!

Best experience ever!!!

— ak