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 conservation education, animal care, conservation research, volunteer management, and media. Application periods vary depending on the internship position.

Zoological Intern

This internship opportunity will support the Animal Care Staff through three unique disciplines. Zoo interns will have the opportunity to learn and develop skills in Animal Care, Conservation Education, and Conservation Research. Each discipline offers a wide array of opportunities around the zoo to focus on the intern’s passion and develop career needed skills.


Media Intern

This internship is ideal for students majoring in filming, photography, graphic design, web design, journalism, public relations, marketing or communications. Interns will work with the Media Specialist to generate written and visual content to showcase our animals, conservation efforts, and events in order to engage guests before they even get to the zoo.


Volunteer Management Intern

This internship is ideal for students who are interested in volunteer management, non-profit management or associated career opportunities. The intern will work closely with the Volunteer Resources Manager to streamline onboarding, recruit new talent, train current non-staff in new assignments, and develop appreciation events for all volunteers and interns.


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Open Daily 9 am - 5 pm

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

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