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Become a Zoo Intern

Are you looking to start a career in zoo keeping? Are you keen to gain work experience at the zoo? We are looking for positive, hardworking and dedicated interns to join us at Drusillas.

Drusillas are looking for two people to complete a one year Animal Husbandry internship placement. The internship candidates must have:

  • Studied an animal science related course at HND or degree level
  • Have good communication skills 
  • Applicants must have a full driving licence and access to a car
  • Previous animal related work experience is an advantage 
What will the zoo internship entail?
  • Interns will be assigned to an experienced keeper on this practical work placement.
  • Interns will learn about animal husbandry and the nutritional requirements of our animals along with workshops on enrichment, animal health, record keeping and collection planning. 

More details disclosed on application submission.

Application Form

If you are interested in applying to become a zoo intern at Drusillas, please complete the application form below. 

Closing date 20th July 2020

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