Potter Park Zoo

About Potter Park Zoo

Potter Park Zoo is mid-Michigan's only Zoological Park. The Zoo encompasses over 20 acres and features more than 500 individual animals representing approximately 160 different species.

As an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and participant in its Species Survival Plan (SSP) programs, we are committed to the preservation of endangered animals and are actively developing strategies that will help protect species and preserve their wild habitats. Through education, conservation, research and recreation, Potter Park Zoo provides a wonderfully wild experience for students and families.


Zoo Education Intern

May 2021 - August 2021 East Lansing, MI
“I experienced a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities that were directly related to my career. The most valuable experience I got was lesson planning and classroom management in an informal zoo setting!”


July 2019 Lansing, MI
“I absolutely love working with the staff and other volunteers! Everyone is always very nice and helpful! I also love being able to see the happiness my work helps bring to visitors ! And of course, seeing the animals is always great too!! ”
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Questions & Answers

For anybody who's worked there, I'm interested in how you prepped to interview for a seasonal animal care worker job at Potter Park Zoo!

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