Internships at Capron Park Zoo

Capron Park Zoo is no longer accepting internship applications for the 2024 Summer season. 

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Are you interested in working in a zoo and need to get some experience?

Capron Park Zoo offers unpaid internships to college students studying animals and animal-related careers. All interns will spend time working in the three major areas of zoo management: Operations/facility maintenence, Animal Care  and Education. Internships are 10-12 weeks long. Participants must be able to work 3 days/week, 4 hours/day


  • Animal husbandry
  • Conservation and/or informal education
  • Construction or other vocational skills: carpentry, plumbing, electrical, etc.


  • Age 18 +
  • Background in animal care, biology, conservation, zoology, education or other conservation/animal related field*
  • Secondary skills a plus
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds
  • Recent negative TB test

*Capron Park Zoo DOES NOT offer any veterinary experience as part of our internships

To apply for an internship at Capron Park Zoo, please download an application (above) and return it along with your cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, and two letter of recommendation from professors or other professionals in your career field to:
Capron Park Zoo
Internship Progam
201 County Street
Attleboro, MA  02703
Please ensure ALL the necessary materials arrive with your application. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

No longer accepting applications for the Summer of 2024