Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

About Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) is located in Portage Valley and is surrounded by the breathtaking Chugach Mountain Range and Turnagain Arm Inlet. We have over 200 acres of animal enclosures including Wood Bison, Moose, Muskox, Caribou, Wolves, Porcupine and more. A 1.5 mile walking or driving loop around AWCC takes you on a scenic journey to view wildlife, glaciers, and mountains. We offer summer opportunities as volunteers, interns, and seasonals in animal care and education. We also have summer openings in admissions and gift store. Contact us if you have any questions about positions at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.

AWCC is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, veteran or family status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies. This policy extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including, but not limited to, recruiting, interviewing, job assignments, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, use of facilities, participation in company-sponsored activities, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.


Naturalist Intern

May 2019 - August 2019 Indian, AK
“I liked that the work environment was dynamic and changed everyday. I also loved working with all the rescues wildlife and educating others about Alaska’s environment. ”
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