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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 the Dane County Career Opportunities website.

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

Now hiring for Zoo Educator!

Join our Education Team to work with our Zoo Afterschool Program! This is a part-time position for the 2023-2024 school year. Applications must be submitted through the Dane County Career Opportunities website.

Now hiring for Full and Part time concessions positions!

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

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

If your classroom wants to learn more about zoo or wildlife careers, schedule a Virtual Career Program with us.