Employment/Internship Opportunities

We are currently accepting applications for the following job opportunities:

High School Assistant Volunteer Opportunities - Summer 2016

Are you 15-18 years old and interested in education, biological science or simply volunteering in your community? The Zoological Society’s Conservation Education Department is looking for high school students to volunteer in our 2016 Summer Camps program. Selected students will spend two consecutive weeks assisting with children’s activities, Zoo tours and camp preparation.

This opportunity is open to Zoological Society members as well as non-members. Applications can be downloaded below OR to request an application and receive interview and training information, call Christopher Uitz at 414-258-5058, ext. 428. Application deadline: April 1, 2016.

Click here for requirements and more details about this volunteer opportunity.

High School Assistant Volunteer Application
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The above application is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. It requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader, which can be downloaded here.
For any questions or additional information, please contact Christopher Uitz at 414-258-5058, ext. 428, or at chrisu@zoosociety.org.

Education Internships – Summer 2016

Future educators – this job is for you! Develop your professional skills in a fun, hands-on environment! This internship focuses on educating children ages 2-14 about science, animals & conservation. It is a career-related internship that helps prepare you for the professional workplace. Interns are directly mentored and extensively trained through a self-reflective & experiential based training program.

For internship details and cover letter/resume tips & application process click here.

The above flyer is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. It requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader which can be
downloaded here.

Learn more about the Education Summer College Internship by watching the interns in action:

Public Relations Intern

Are you a good storyteller who cares about animals and conservation? The Zoological Society of Milwaukee – a private nonprofit supporting the Milwaukee County Zoo – is looking for a student who is creative, motivated and detail-oriented for a paid summer internship in its public relations/publications department. Duties include creating social media posts, taking Web-quality photos and videos, assisting professional photographers and possibly writing for the Society’s publications, Alive magazine and Wild Things newsletter. Hours would be somewhat flexible with an average of 20 hours per week. Occasional nights and weekends required.

Intern must be enrolled in college or a recent graduate. This would be a good position for a student majoring in communications, public relations, journalism or a similar subject. If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to Stacy Vogel Davis at stacyv@zoosociety.org. Tell us why you want to work in a zoo setting and what makes you a strong candidate. You may also submit work samples such as articles, press releases or social media posts. Application deadline is Feb. 29.

The Zoological Society of Milwaukee is a private nonprofit with a mission to conserve wildlife and endangered species, educate people about the importance of wildlife and the environment, and support the Milwaukee County Zoo.

For high-school volunteer summer opportunities, click here.
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