Alexandria Zoo offers a limited number of exciting and unique internship opportunities for college students and recent graduates.

Students can gain valuable experience and develop a variety of professional skills in the areas of education and animal care. Application periods vary depending on the internship position.

Summer Safari Intern

Summer Safari interns assist educators and the Zoo education staff with facilitating tours in the zoo, snack time, crafts, and more for campers. Must be able to interact well with children, staff, volunteers and zoo guests. This internship requires a two month commitment during the summer.

The application period for 2017 has closed.

Animal Care Intern

Zookeeper interns work along side experienced zoo keepers to learn about husbandry, diets, medical care, and more. Vet Tech interns work under the guidance of the Health Curator gaining hands-on experience with medical procedures, lab work, and more.

Open Daily 9 am - 5 pm

Closed only Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's Day


Alexandria Zoo
3016 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301
P: (318) 441-6810