Minnesota Zoo

About Minnesota Zoo

Created by the State of Minnesota, the Minnesota Zoo opened in 1978 with a mission to connect people, animals, and the natural world to save wildlife. Cutting-edge exhibits provide exciting experiences with animals and their habitats introducing guests to species from around the globe. Education programs engage audiences at the Zoo, throughout the region, and around world. Conservation programs protect endangered species and preserve critical ecosystems. Learn more about the Minnesota Zoo—our mission, leadership, and history.



May 2019 - August 2019 Apple Valley, MN
“Loved the experience of getting to work with new species of animal that I had not worked with previously ”

Behavioral Husbandry Intern

May 2018 - August 2018 Apple Valley, MN
“I got to get really hans on experience in the firelds of animal training and behavioral husbandry and I had the moment of “I could do this for the rest of my life. “”
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