Smithsonian National Zoological Park
The Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park, Office of Planning and Strategic Initiatives will be selecting interns for post-undergraduate internship opportunities..
The internship provides candidates an opportunity for immersion in the working environment of a planning and design office and will add a unique advantage to the intern's resume and future job search. You will also obtain a dynamic and ever-changing behind-the-scenes look at how the National Zoo operates and plans for its future development.
This is an unpaid position and no stipend is offered. NZP is willing to work with an intern’s school to obtain credit for the internship, but it is the intern’s responsibility to coordinate this effort and verify eligibility with the school.
Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, on Connecticut Avenue, Northwest. Parking is not provided to interns by the Smithsonian or the Friends of the National Zoo. The Zoo is conveniently located between two Metro stations.
The intern is expected to work a minimum of 20 hours a week for a minimum 10 week tenure. Final work schedules will be negotiated.
Ongoing. Applications will be reviewed regularly throughout the year.
Go to https://solaa.si.edu and create an account in the Smithsonian On-Line Academic Appointment System (SOLAA). Go to Internship Opportunities section and submit application materials to the National Zoological Park Internship Program. When completing the application, select the project “Rock Creek – Landscape Architecture”. Application materials must include:
In addition to completing the basic information and uploading required materials to SOLAA, portfolio work samples (PDF files of 10 MB max) should be emailed to Jennifer Daniels at email@example.com