Jersey Zoo Internships

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is delighted to be able to offer a number of training Internships at its headquarters in Jersey Zoo. Internships are designed primarily for university-level or early career conservationists wishing to develop their practical ''hands on' skills.
Jersey Zoo Internships

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust Zoo in Jersey is a world renowned Zoo focused on the breeding, care and conservation of some of the most threatened species. An Internship at Durrell will provide valuable experience to add to your CV, showing future employers that you are committed to a career in the conservation sector.

There is opportunities to develop your skills across a variety of departments in the Zoo including the mammal, bird, herpetology, education and Fundraising and Communication departments.

There is an opportunity to complete research projects and dissertations during your placement. All students will also benefit from monthly lectures given by expert staff from different parts of the organisation.

We offer the following length internships:

  • Short-term placements 2 - 6 months duration with a flexible start between July 2021 and August 2022 (2 month internships are only available to some animal departments). 
  • Long-term placements (7-12 months duration) September 2021 to August 2022 (with some flexibility on start dates). Long-term interns have the opportunity of working in two departments.

To find out more click here or go and follow the links to Conservation Internships.  

A full uniform, lunch pass and help with bus travel are available to all interns.

To apply please send a CV and a formal letter of application to by the closing date. Please indicate in your application how long you can commit to your placement and your preferred department(s).

Interviews (by Skype, Zoom or phone) will take place in early January 2021 for those that have made it through the selection process.