Accounting Internship

Accounting Department Internship


  • Basic math skills
  • Able to create and manage spreadsheets (Excel)
  • Able to communicate with others
  • Familiar with PC Windows
  • Must be 18 years or older


  • Less than 30 hours per week
  • General filing of a variety of records
  • Hands on experience with accounts payable
  • Required to do general purchasing of office supplies
  • Required to do office supply inventory and inventory control
  • Other office functions as requested
  • Flexible with applicant's time constraints
  • Reports directly to the Zoo CFO

Accounting Interns receive credit from their school by participating in the three-month program and typically completing a project or other requirement as determined by their school and the Chief Financial Officer.

Please call 407.323.4450, ext. 120 or email
for more information.

Applicants must submit a completed Accounting Internship Application form. Applicants must also be able to provide proof of health insurance, submit a letter expressing his/her interest and a teacher/professor must provide a letter endorsing the student, verifying the internship is for class credit and detailing the information the student should be obtaining through the internship experience at the zoo. Interns must be available a minimum of two days a week for eight hour days. Internships generally last for three months. Accepted interns must submit to drug testing.

Internship programs run by semesters:

  • January-April

  • May-August

  • September-December

All materials must be submitted by the 15th of the month, a month and a half prior to the desired semester (i.e. November 15th for a January internship)

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the following have been identified as physical requirements of the job:

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, reach or feel and manipulate objects or controls. The employee is frequently required to sit, walk distances, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch.

>>Accounting Internship Application<<

For more information please contact Stephanie Williams, Director of Education, at 407.323.4450 ext. 120 or