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Animal Welfare Intern

The Texas Zoo, a zoological institution located in Victoria, Texas, is looking for a hard-working college student or recently graduated student, that is passionate about animal welfare. The Educational Animal Welfare intern will have the opportunity to conduct environmental research on the animals within our collection, create new and exciting programming for the public, and innovate creative enrichment for multiple species. The intern will also play a crucial role in the care and management of the animals that reside in the barn and petting zoo within the zoo. This is a unique internship designed for students interested in pursuing a career in animal welfare, or a related field involving conservation or within the animal industry. Applicants must have reliable transportation and are responsible for their own housing, however zoo staff can help applicants find housing. The Texas Zoo internships are unpaid. If college credits are desired, it is solely the student"s responsibility to coordinate through their academic institution to receive credits. Students requesting to conduct a special project during the internship must submit a proposal to be considered for approval. Responsibilities: Conduct research on individuals within the zoo"s collection and how they interact with their environment Assist in caring for the animals in the education department"s collection Assist in barn/petting zoo management Create and conduct programming to educate the public on animal welfare importance and our current efforts Develop creative enrichment for species within the collection Interact with the public via shows, outreaches, and other planned programming Learning Outcomes: Experience working with animals. Experience in record keeping. Animal enrichment Data collection Knowledge/experience in animal welfare issues Experience in public speaking. Experience working with children. Experience working with various software platforms Work Environment The schedule for this internship may include week-ends, evenings and holidays. This position includes routine exposure to extreme heat, cold, or inclement weather. This position includes a high degree of public interaction with zoo guests of all ages. Applicant must exhibit strong professionalism and communication skills.

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Conservation Education Intern

The Texas Zoo is a zoological institution located in Victoria, Texas and serves the surrounding community as a leader in conservation education. This internship is designed for undergraduate, graduate students or recently graduated students pursuing careers in education, wildlife management, conservation education or related disciplines. The Conservation Education Department of The Texas Zoo is seeking an Intern to assist with all on and off site education programs, camps, special events and the care of the education animal collection. Applicants must have reliable transportation and are responsible for their own housing, however zoo staff can help applicants find housing. The Texas Zoo internships are unpaid. If college credits are desired, it is solely the student"s responsibility to coordinate through their academic institution to receive credits. Students requesting to conduct a special project during the internship must submit a proposal to be considered for approval. Responsibilities Selected applicants will assist with all functions of the Conservation Education Department of The Texas Zoo. Intern duties will include but are not limited to: Assisting with field trip, outreach, home school, and other education programs. Assisting in the husbandry and handling of the education animal collection. Including small mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates. Interacting in a positive and educational way to all Zoo Guests on the daily basis. Assisting with event preparation and execution. Learning Outcomes: Experience working with animals. Experience in record keeping. Animal enrichment Data collection Knowledge/experience in wildlife conservation issues Experience in public speaking. Experience working with children. Experience working with various software platforms Work Environment The schedule for this internship may include week-ends, evenings and holidays. This position includes routine exposure to extreme heat, cold, or inclement weather. This position includes a high degree of public interaction with zoo guests of all ages. Applicant must exhibit strong professionalism and communication skills.

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Theatre Supervisor (Internship in China)

Responsibilities • Take tickets, field customer phone calls, usher, distribute programs, etc • Perform background research • Assist with implementation of new programs • Develop promotional materials • Perform online marketing and promotion • Assist with documentation and analysis of program/exhibit/shows

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Front Desk Representative

We are looking for a pleasant Front Desk Representative to undertake all receptionist and clerical duties at the desk of our main entrance. You will be the ?face? of the company for all visitors and will be responsible for the first impression we make. The ideal candidate will have a friendly and easy going personality while also being very perceptive and disciplined. You should be able to deal with complaints and give accurate information. A customer-oriented approach is essential. The goal is to make guests and visitors feel comfortable and valued while on our premises. Responsibilities Keep front desk tidy and presentable with all necessary material (pens, forms, paper etc.) Greet and welcome guests Answer questions and address complaints Answer all incoming calls and redirect them or keep messages Receive letters, packages etc. and distribute them Prepare outgoing mail by drafting correspondence, securing parcels etc. Check, sort and forward emails Monitor office supplies and place orders when necessary Keep updated records and files Monitor office expenses and costs Take up other duties as assigned (travel arrangements, schedules etc.)

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Data Entry Operator

We are looking for a customer-oriented service representative. What does a Customer Service Representative do? A customer service representative, or CSR, will act as a liaison, provide product/services information and resolve any emerging problems that our customer accounts might face with accuracy and efficiency. The best CSRs are genuinely excited to help customers. They"re patient, empathetic, and passionately communicative. They love to talk. Customer service representatives can put themselves in their customers" shoes and advocate for them when necessary. Customer feedback is priceless, and these CSRs can gather that for you. Problem-solving also comes naturally to customer care specialists. They are confident at troubleshooting and investigate if they don"t have enough information to resolve customer complaints. The target is to ensure excellent service standards, respond efficiently to customer inquiries and maintain high customer satisfaction.

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