Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet ParkRosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park

Location:  Syracuse, New York

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo prides itself on being an American Zoo and Aquarium Association accredited zoo since 1987. As one of 215 accredited zoos and aquariums around the country, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo adheres to a high standard of animal care and conservation responsibility. Rosamond Gifford Zoo is also a breeding zoo, which works closely with other AZA institutions to help ensure the survival of threatened and endangered species around the world.

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo accepts interns who are willing to learn and successfully perform (under supervision) the duties and responsibilities of a full-time employee in the assigned area. Interns are supervised and instructed by full-time zoo employees. A member of the department to which the intern has been assigned will serve as the intern’s mentor.

The internship term is 12 weeks with a minimum of 12 hours per week or 4 weeks with a minimum of 40 hours per week. Interns will work on a rotating schedule, which may include some weekends and holidays. The internship term is flexible depending on the student's needs.  Click here to learn more about internship opportunities at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo.

Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park
One Conservation Place
Syracuse, NY. 13204

Contact: Tom LaBarge
Phone:  315-435-8511, ext. 122
Fax:  315-435-8517
e-mail:  rgzoo@ongov.net

Website:  www.rosamondgiffordzoo.com
Internship information:  http://rosamondgiffordzoo.org/volunteering_intern.asp
Testimonial: Lindsey Audunson
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