Informal Education Intern

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Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens

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Birds of a feather flock together!
Use one of our Education Station kits to allow guests to get a hands-on learning experience!

This internship is ideal for candidates who are interested in the educational side of Zoo work. There will be opportunities to create and teach education programs, and learn to present various animals for programs. Interns will be exposed to a mix of education practices, learn the role of biofacts, and how to design programs on-site for visitors and for students visiting on field trips. Interns will also assist with animal care of the education program animals, consisting of hedgehog, parrot, small lizards, amphibians, and scorpions. There is also potential to conduct research related to education. Interns will work directly with our Director of Education and Education Programs Manager to support education department needs.

Interns will be expected and required to interact with a diverse team of staff, interns, volunteers and guests. Interns will be expected to follow the directions of paid staff for their personal safety and safety/care of all animals. Interns may be asked to work irregular schedules including weekends and holidays if applicable during placement. This internship will require the ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.

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About Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens


1590 Goodlette Rd, Naples, FL 34102, US

Mission Statement

Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens seeks to delight guests with the natural world to inspire the preservation of our planet's remaining wild areas and their wondrous inhabitants.


Naples Zoo is a nationally accredited zoo and yet much more than a walk-through zoo. The nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable institution also features a full day of fun activities. The paved path winds nearly a mile past rare and beautiful animals residing within a historic tropical garden of exotic plants first planted in 1919 with a fascinating history.


We'll work with your schedule.


1590 Goodlette Frank RdNaples, FL 34102



  • Child Development
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • General Education
  • Environmental Science




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 days a week usually
  • in college or recent graduate, related course work, prefer experience working with children

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