Vet Tech Internships & Externships

Externships:
Students currently pursuing a veterinary technician certificate that are interested in working within the zoo and aquatics field are invited to apply for placement in the Zoo's veterinary hospital. Through a partnership with Joliet Junior College and Fox Community College, currently enrolled students are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and two letters of recommendation. Applications for the Vet Tech externship are accepted on a rolling basis to better accommodate school schedules and class requirements but the externship experience is will take place during the spring semester.

Internships:
Students who have completed a veterinary technician certificate that are interested in working within the zoo and aquatics field are invited to apply for placement in the Zoo's veterinary hospital. Applications for Vet Tech are accepted according to the term and deadline schedule chart below and internships take place in the fall. 

Click Here for Vet Tech Job Description

Please note: Internships and work-study opportunities may not be offered in all areas every term based on animal and staffing needs.

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If you are interested in a Vet Tech internship or externship, complete the online CELO application form and send your application materials via any of these options:

Mail:
Brookfield Zoo - CELO Program
3300 Golf Rd.
Brookfield, IL. 60513


Fax:
708-688-7361



 

E-Mail:
interns@czs.org





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