Who are we:


The Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary is the southwest’s premiere zoological facility dedicated to instilling a sense of active stewardship for our planet’s reptiles and amphibians. We are a close-knit family of animal people whose collective goal of preservation, education and appreciation is evident through the multi-faceted nature of our facility and our work.

Social media is integral part of our efforts to educate the public on how to responsibly co-exist with our state’s herpetofauna, and to share the captivating world of herpetology. Our sanctuary has recently begun a campaign to capitalize on the influx of video sharing platforms and has made great leaps in establishing our brand of 22 years online as a virtual presence.

As a part of this internship, you will collaborate directly with our sanctuary’s Videographer and Outreach Director in planning, drafting, producing and publishing content that will vary from promotional outreach to engaging updates on our animals, services, and facility. Dedicated candidates who show interest and aptitude will have opportunities to film exclusive happenstances (i.e. animal relocations, feedings, etc.) and network with a established community of conservation professionals. We have a small team, so your tasks will have a substantial impact on our overall efforts.

This position is ideal for young professionals interested in conservation and wanting to gain experience in a marketing role at a non-profit with 22 years of history in the Valley.


Who are you:


Time Commitment:

Interns in this role will be required to commit to 130 hours of work over the span of the semester.


Undergraduate / Associates (or equivalent), or 2 years of experience working in a marketing/media productions role. Alternative credentials will be considered and reviewed.

Interest in wildlife, herpetology, reptiles and amphibians, conservation, animals, storytelling, video productions, Non-profit management.

Experience with copywriting, video editing, photoshop, canva, social media management, and similar skills.


Laptop capable of running Adobe Creative Suite Applications

Camera (DSLR or Mirrorless)


Qualified candidates are encouraged to email their resume with a cover letter to our videographer at Michael@phoenixherp.com