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Employment Opportunities

Most Henry Vilas Zoo positions are hired through Dane County. When a position becomes available, it will be posted on Dane County’s website. For job openings at the Zoo Gift Shop or Glacier Grille, please visit the Centerplate job board here.

To learn more about careers in zoos and aquariums, check out this helpful overview on the Association of Zoos and Aquariums website.

We are now accepting applications for our Summer Zoo Education Interns!
Submit a resumé and cover letter to

Application period ends on March 31, 2020.