Tuesday, January 5, 2016



Knowsley Safari

Our Mission: To connect communities with the natural world for the benefit of future generations

We are pleased to announce that a number of internships will be available through the Learning and Discovery department in 2016. These positions are ideal for those looking to gain valuable experience in zoo / science education, and are also applicable for trainee teachers looking to broaden their experience and work in and out of classroom setting. Those with an interest in developing their engagement or theatrical skills, or who have an animal or conservation based careers are also encouraged to apply.

We have two internships opportunities available for 2016.

Program A: 10 weeks covering the period 5th March – 8th May – Weekends only.
Training will take place week 29th February. Ideal for those who are studying or working during the week we are looking for interns to attend one day per weekend (ideally creating a “Saturday” team and a “Sunday” team.  Hours of work will likely be 11-5pm but some flexibility may be required.

Program B: 10 weeks covering the period 20th June – 31st August.
Training will take place week commencing 13th June. You will be expected to attend 3/7 days - this includes weekends. Hours of work will vary according to the activities you are assigned to but are likely to be on one of 2 shifts: 12-5pm or 9-4pm therefore flexibility may be required. Activities and hours will be assigned on a rota basis to give all interns equal exposure to the different aspects of the department. 

For more information and details on how to apply please visit: http://knowsleysafariexperience.co.uk/learning-and-discovery-internships

All requests for our internships must be submitted by 1st February 2016.

Interviews will take place Friday 12th February 2016.

Please mention ZooNews Digest should you apply for this post

Many Thanks

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