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Work at the Zoo

Employment Opportunities

Most Henry Vilas Zoo positions are hired through Dane County.

When a position becomes available, it will be posted on the Dane County Career Opportunities website.


Animal Care Internships are solely through UW Stevens Point’s Captive Wildlife Program.

Education Internships are available seasonally, and are posted on the Dane County Career Opportunities website when available.


For job openings at the Zoo Gift Shop or Glacier Grille, please visit the Centerplate job board.


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