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Intern Application

  • College or University Information

  • References

  • Areas of Interest - IF you are only interested in one area, select that area for all three choices. Otherwise, please select from the following the options.

  • General Information

    Please answer the following questions with as much information as possible. This will help us to better place you in your desired section.
  • Additional Information

    Please read and answer the following yes or no questions. The answers will not affect your acceptance into the program, but this information allows us to make sure you understand what your duties as an intern will entail.
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  • Terms and Conditions

    The Houston Zoo, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Houston Zoo, Inc. not to discriminate against any applicant on the basis of sex, race, color, age, marital status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and disability, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran or any other protected trait.

    Applicants must be willing and able to provide documentation necessary for background checks.

    If accepted into the internship program, participants must comply with Houston Zoo appearance standards that include no visible tattoos on the face, neck or hands. Hair must be of a neutral/natural color.
  • If preferred, recommendation letters may be emailed directly to with "HZ internship recommendation letter" in the subject line; please upload a placeholder document indicating this option. Remind references to send this document before the application deadline or you will not be considered further. Applicant name must be referenced in the letter. One of your references may be the same as the person writing the letter.
  • Next Steps - After submitting your application you should receive an automated reply email. If you do not get this email, your application was not submitted successfully (be sure to check your spam email folder). Please check the website for updates on the application review timeline.

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