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The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) saves wildlife and wild places worldwide. We do so through science, global conservation, education and the management of the world's largest system of urban wildlife parks, led by the flagship Bronx Zoo.

From field science and conservation policy to non-profit management and park operations, career opportunities at WCS are as diverse as our work. Together, WCS’s nearly 4,000 staff members in New York City and around the world work to change attitudes toward nature and help people imagine wildlife and humans living in harmony. If you’re talented and committed to making a difference for wildlife and wild places, we’d like you to join our efforts.

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Pacific Walrus with Nicole Pisciotta

New York City Full Time

WCS’s headquarters are based at New York City’s Bronx Zoo, with the Center for Global Conservation serving as the command center for our conservation work worldwide. WCS employs staff in global conservation, animal care, non-profit management, and park operations.

Seasonal Careers

NYC Temporary Employment

From March through October, WCS employs full and part-time temporary staff in guest service, food service, retail sales, membership sales, telephone sales, animal exhibits, and maintenance.

Field Careers

Opportunities in the Field

Operating in 64 countries, WCS has positions available in global offices ranging from field research to conservation diplomacy, financial administration and program management.


Interns and Volunteers

WCS offers a diverse array of internships and volunteer opportunities in the areas of guest services, animal care, conservation programs, education, development, public affairs, and administration.

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