Teen Programs Internship


Cause Areas


Fri Sep 01, 2017 - Fri Dec 01, 2017


Virginia Zoo3500 Granby StreetNorfolk, VA 23504



The Teen Programs intern supports our Conservation Youth Team (CYT) program. The CYT volunteer program helps students develop important job and life skills, build self-confidence, and earn community service hours. The intern will gain an understanding of the needs required for managing a year-round volunteer program for teens. The intern will assist with training, scheduling, day-to-day operations, and general supervision. The internship is unpaid, but there are many other benefits that will afford interns a valuable experience in conservation and teen programs management.


  • Assist in supervision of teens on-grounds
  • Prepare quarterly newsletter with zoo updates for teens
  • Assist with preparation for and supervision of CYT snooze in September
  • Develop program and schedule for quarterly CYT meeting
  • Brainstorm new ways to improve year-round program engagement
  • Help teens gain confidence in public speaking and conservation


  • Be a current undergraduate or graduate student
  • Be available for at least a three month commitment
  • Be able to make at least a 160 hour commitment
  • Occasional evenings and weekends required
  • Have reliable transportation to and from the Virginia Zoo in Norfolk, VA

To Apply:

Email your resume, cover letter, and transcript (unofficial is acceptable) to Kristine.Kastenbaum@norfolk.gov or fax to 747-441-5408.

Applications for fall are due September 1 st, 2017.


  • Mentoring
  • Public Speaking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Environmental Education

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • At least a 3 month and 240 hour commitment.
  • Current undergraduate or graduate student

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