Fee Based Program

Interested in career options at a zoo? The Teen Internship is the perfect opportunity for you to gain exposure to a variety of professions at the Wildlife Conservation Society.

Who is this program for?

The Teen Internship is for youth aged 13-17 years old who are interested in working in zoo as a career.

What are some activities and benefits of the program?

  • Work behind the scenes by 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
  • Teen Internship Quotes

    "I loved everything and it was also cool making new friends"

    "It is once in a lifetime thing"

    "The counselors were all great!!"

    Take the Next Step

    Summer Teen Internship dates: July 8 – 26, 9am – 3pm (Monday – Friday, 3- week session)

    Register now >>

    For more information call 718-399-7327 or email ppzeducation@wcs.org