Image of two giant pandasNational Zoological Park Internships

Location:  Washington, DC and Front Royal, Virginia.

Research Traineeships  -- The National Zoological Park sponsors traineeships during the summer.  This program is funded by Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) and is intended to provide opportunities for students to be involved in animal behavior, reproductive physiology, nutrition, genetics, husbandry/exhibit interpretation, zoo animal medicine, veterinary pathology, public affairs, landscaping, animal records, horticulture, communications, video-production and photography.  Students participate in projects at the Zoo facilities in Washington, D.C. and at the Center for Conservation and Research in Front Royal, Virginia for a period of three months beginning in May or June (some fall positions may be available).  A stipend is provided, $3,000 for 12 weeks.  Applications must be received by December 31.  To obtain an announcement detailing eligibility and application procedures, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

Traineeship Program
FONZ Human Resources
National Zoological Park
3001 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20008

Website:  Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Internship information: FONZ Internships and Zoo Traineeships
Testimonial: not available
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