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Love animals? Like the outside? Consider a job at the Brandywine Zoo.

Volunteer with the Zoo
Please check our calendar of events for special Volunteer Open House events scheduled throughout the year. Come learn from other volunteers what it is like to work at the zoo and about all the opportunities for you. Click here to find out more about volunteering.

Please also check for job postings for the Brandywine Zoo on the AZA Jobs Page and on DNREC's Employment page.


Current Job Openings

Visitor Services
Interested in a great part-time job? We are looking for some fun, outgoing people with great customer skills to work in Admissions, Zootique Gift Shop, and the Concession Stand. Must be able to work most weekends, but schedule can vary. Pay is $8.25 per hour. Retail experience a plus. Hours are 9:45 AM to 4:00 PM with some evening hours available. If you're interested, email delzoojobs@gmail.com with your resume.


Current Internship Openings
Internship positions are available 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.
To inquire about intern opportunities, please email our Volunteer Manager Michelle Carrera.

Year Long Positions

Zoo Keeper Apprentice
The intern will function as a member of the animal care team for the duration of the internship. This unique opportunity will offer the chance to gain valuable knowledge into the workings of zoological institutions and the basics of animal husbandry techniques employed by zoos today. It is a hands-on position and the intern will be expected to be involved in all facets of the zoo's animal care program.

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To apply for this position, complete the Delaware State Parks Intern Application.


3-6 Month Positions

2016 Zoo Camp Intern (stipend positions, housing may be available)
The Brandywine Zoo Education Department is seeking fun, mature and engaging educators for our seasonal full-time Zoo Camp Educator Internships. These internships are through the Delaware State Park Internship Program. A limited number of stipend internships are available for highly qualified candidates, housing may be available.T he Brandywine Zoo's Internships offer hands-on experience for individuals who want to explore a profession in Zoo Education and Day Camp Management. We're looking for people with great people skills (especially children!), self-starter, mature, energetic; positive; creative; fun; safe, conscientious; and a natural leader who gets along well with others. Closes 3/28/15.

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To apply for this position, complete the Delaware State Parks Intern Application.

Reptile Show & Live Animal Encounter Intern - Summer 2016 (nonstipend, part time)
Brandywine Zoo is seeking outgoing applicants with a dynamic personality for Reptile Show and other live animal public presentations. Reptile shows are held Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays throughout the peak season (May-September), with three weeks of full shows in June, July, and August. Closes 4/1/16.

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To apply for this position, complete the Delaware State Parks Intern Application.

Outreach Program Intern - Summer 2016 (nonstipend, part time)
This is a 3-5 day per week position, typically working 8am - 4pm. Some weekends or evenings may be required. This person will serve as an offsite Educator and work as part of the Education Department at the Brandywine Zoo. The role of the Outreach Program Intern is to lead and/or assist with our Traveling Zoo program, which runs informal and formal education opportunities, or attends special events, offsite for the Zoo during the summer. Closes 3/28/15.

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To apply for this position, complete the Delaware State Parks Intern Application.

Varying length Education Internships (nonstipend)
These positions are flexible, ranging from 2-3 days per week over 3-6 month periods (12 weeks minimum). Education interns work in the Education Department of the Brandywine Zoo. The role of the Education Intern is to lead informal and formal education opportunities both on and off site and assist with special events. May include some husbandry, depending upon availability. This is a rolling admission position, and applicants will be reviewed as they are received.

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To apply for this position, complete the Delaware State Parks Intern Application.




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