College Animal Care & Education Internships


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1001 North Park DriveWilmington, DE 19802


The Brandywine Zoo offers a variety of internships for college students.


(3-4 Months, Summer)

  • Summer Camp Counselors, minimum 12 weeks, stipend and housing available
  • Reptile/Animal Show & Program Animal Husbandry Interns, minimum 4 months (May-September), preferably 6 months
  • Summer Outreach & Program Animal Husbandry Interns, minimum 12 weeks
  • Commissary Assistant Intern, minimum 12 weeks
  • Animal Care Intern, minimum 12 weeks

(6 Months)

  • Program Animal Husbandry (Available any time September-May)

How to apply

  • Interested in applying for one of our 18+ internships? All intern applications for these positions are through Delaware State Parks.
  • For more information, please visit the Internship Page.
  • To apply for internships:
  • Complete online intern application via DE State Parks website.
  • Visit for more information and position descriptions on internships.


  • Child Development
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Veterinary
  • Environmental Education
  • General Education

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12 weeks, minimum 3 full days/week
  • Must provide proof of negative TB test within last 12 months.

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