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Junior Internships

Junior Internship Program for 13 to 17-year-olds

Click here for program details. Individuals ages 13 to 17 years old who are interested in learning about animal-related career options may apply for an internship in our Animal Behavior, Foster Care, Marketing/Social Media, and Medical departments.

How to Apply for a Junior Internship

  • Review the program information and determine which internship for which you would like to apply
    • Animal Behavior
    • Foster Care
    • Marketing/Social Media
    • Medical (Must be at least 16 years of age)
  • Click here to submit a Junior Internship Application
    • Will need to provide contact information for a Reference
  • Submit a short essay explaining why the junior internship is important to you
  • Submit your most recent report card
    • Submission Options
      • Upload via your application (preferred)
      • Send via Email
      • Mail to 7929 North Michigan Road Indianapolis, IN 46268
        Attn: Senior Director of Shelter Services
  • You will be contacted if selected for an interview
  • If selected for the internship, submit program fees to claim the internship.
    • Fees may be reduced for students who are part of the free/reduced lunch program at their school. Must bring a letter (on school letterhead with name of student typed on letter) to interview.

Have questions? We’re here to help!  If you have any questions or would like more information, email us.