1 person is interested
We have 2 educations internships:
Informal education Internship is year round:
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.Summer Camp Internship: just summers:
This internship is ideal for candidates who are interested in the educational side of Zoo work, specifically working with our summer camps. We are looking for positive, upbeat individuals who will help our summer campers have the best time possible, while also teaching them about animals and conservation! There will be opportunities to learn about informal education, the role of biofacts, and how to design interactive games, crafts, and lessons for ages 5-12 years old. Interns will be exposed to a mix of education practices, curriculum development, and classroom management. There is also potential to conduct research related to education. Interns will work directly with our Director of Education, Education Programs Manager, and camp counselors to support the education department needs.
About Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens
1590 Goodlette Rd, Naples, FL 34102, US
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 RdNaples, FL 34102
- Math / Science Instruction
- Teaching / Instruction
- Animal Care / Handling
- Environmental Education
- Environmental Science
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 3 days a week (or as discussed at interview)
- pass drug test, be enrolled in college, ideally have prior work experience w/kids