Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

About Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

Escape to the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens for the only walking safari in Northeast Florida. Discover the earth’s wildlife through interactive and educational experiences. A true family adventure, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is growing and changing daily and is dedicated to consistently improving. Beginning in 2004 with Range of the Jaguar and continuing with Giraffe Overlook and Savanna Blooms garden, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is quickly becoming a world-class establishment. The Zoo has something for everyone with more than 2,000 rare and exotic animals and 1,000 varieties of plants.


Conservation Specialist/Educator

May 2016 - February 2018 Jacksonville, FL
“Hands on work with children, adults, and peers, regarding education of conservation causes and animals. Varied routine. Independent supervision. Interaction with interns, biologist, and keepers. Botanical and zoological work. Educational workshops for career. Work with US Fish & Wildlife. ”

Veterinary Technician Intern

September 2018 - December 2018 Jacksonville, FL
“I loved getting to gain hands-on experience with a variety of animals. The veterinary team was willing to work with my level of experience and build from there.”
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