Prospect Park Zoo
Teen Internship

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Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher ©WCS

If you're interested in a career at the zoo or in the sciences, the Teen Internship is the perfect opportunity for you to get started. You'll gain in-depth exposure to a variety of professions at the Wildlife Conservation Society.

Who is this program for?

It's for anyone, between 13 and 17 years old, who is interested in working in zoos as a career.

What are some activities and benefits of the program?

  • Work behind the scenes preparing food, cleaning out animal enclosures, and exploring what zoo keepers really do
  • Choose an elective that suits your skills, like wildlife photography
  • Meet staff members of the Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Conduct an animal behavior study
  • Learn about green roofs and compost bins
  • Build your college resume

Take the next step:

Summer Teen Internship dates: July 13 – 31st, 9am – 3pm (Monday – Friday, 3- week session)

Register Now

For more information call (800) 433-4149 or email ppzeducation@wcs.org