Oregon Zoo is part of Metro.
Oregon Zoo is part of Metro, greater Portland's regional government.
Metro's work includes parks and nature, housing, land and transportation,
garbage and recycling, and arts and events. Learn more
Explore job opportunities and internships for the zoo, the Oregon Zoo Foundation, and Metro. Oregon Zoo hires a workforce representative of our communities, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization so we can fulfill our mission. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all our employees can thrive.
The Oregon Zoo is governed and operated by Metro, greater Portland's regional government. Metro employees are dedicated to public service, excellence, teamwork, sustainability, innovation and respect.
The application process for all internships requires the successful completion of a background check.
To be considered for a college or graduate-level internship, a student must be receiving academic credit from, or be fulfilling an academic requirement of, an accredited institution of higher education. It is the responsibility of the intern to ensure that all university or college requirements are met to receive credit.