Apply for the JAX Animal Care Apprenticeship

JAX Apprenticeship Program

Gain experience to stand out

Step 1: Choose to spend your summer as a JAX Apprentice.

Read over the JAX Animal Care Apprenticeship program description and FAQs. Watch a video about JAX's mission to improve human health. Decide if the program is right for you.

Step 2: Start the application process early.

Download the JAX Animal Care and Operations Apprenticeship Application. Fill out the entire application with all the things that make you great.

Step 3: Find a mentor to recommend you.

Download the JAX Animal Care and Operations Recommendation Form. Ask a teacher, guidance counselor, coach, or another mentor to sing your praises and fill out the form.

Step 4: Submit your completed application.

Completed applications and recommendation forms should be submitted to apprenticeship@jax.org.

Step 5: Make a great impression at an interview.

In-person interviews typically take place in mid-April.

Step 6: Accept your offer to become a JAX Apprentice.

Offers will be extended to 10 candidates. You will receive a JAX Apprentice welcome package by snail mail with some additional employment forms and some sweet swag.