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Conservation Education Employment/Internship Opportunities

We are currently accepting applications for the following job opportunities:


Part Time Instructor Positions

Zoo ClassesJoin our team of educators and volunteers in the Zoological Society Conservation Education Department at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Our engaging education programs are designed to support the development of environmental and scientific knowledge through developmentally appropriate, hands-on learning.

Why we love teaching at the Zoo

Weekday - School Instructor (part-time)

Teach weekday K3-8th grade school programs at the Zoo and outreach at the schools from September 2019 through May 2020. This position will focus more heavily on K3-3rd grade programs. Teach 2-5 days per week based on school bookings (guaranteed 60 hours per month regardless of bookings). Seeking candidates who are interested in returning every September – May (continued employment based on performance and interest). Summer weekday and/or weekend positions may be open based on availability – positions given to current employees first.

To learn more about the position details and requirements click here.
Apply for the school instructor position

Weekend - 2 year old w/ adult Instructor (part-time)

One position is currently available to teach 2-year-old (with adult) Zoo Classes on select Saturdays and/or Sundays. Instructors attend training and shadow each class topic prior to teaching in their first year. Seeking candidates who are interested in returning every September – May (continued employment based on performance and interest). Summer 2020 weekday and/or weekend positions may be open based on availability.

To learn more about the position details and requirements click here.
Apply for the 2 year old w/ adult instructor position


Education Specialist

Join our team of conservation educators! This position takes a holistic view of educational programming offerings within Conservation Education, primarily for 6-10 year old children. This role works closely with the Manager of Innovation & Engagement in support of the ZSM mission to educate people—especially children—about the importance of wildlife and animals and support the Milwaukee County Zoo, and the Conservation Education department’s vision to inspire and empower all members of our community to take conservation action.

To view the position description, click here.

To apply for the position, have a PDF of your cover letter AND resume ready, and click here