Lincoln Park Zoo

About Lincoln Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo, a historic Chicago landmark founded in 1868, is dedicated to connecting people with nature by providing a free, family-oriented wildlife experience. A leader in conservation science both globally and locally, the zoo exemplifies the highest quality animal care and educational outreach. The not-for-profit zoo, managed by The Lincoln Park Zoological Society, is a member-supported organization and one of the nation’s only free, privately managed zoos. For more information, call 312 -742-2000 or visit


Events Intern

June 2018 - August 2018 Chicago, IL
“It was the perfect opportunity for me to learn more about what all is out there in the event planning industry. Many people don't think of zoos when it comes to an event career, but anywhere there are events, there's someone needed to plan them. I liked that I got to help with so many things, including getting the experience of going to all kinds of meeting between departments. Of course, I love animals, so being able to come to the zoo every day was great, too.”

Membership Sales Associate

July 2018 Chicago, IL
“I liked being able to interact with people and see my direct contribution to the Zoo. I always felt good about my work and was highly motivated to do a good job.”
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