Morton College Externship in Early Childhood Education 


In partnership with Morton College located in Cicero, Illinois, the Chicago Zoological Society offers a limited number of externships in Early Childhood Education at the Hamill Family Play Zoo for students currently enrolled in course ECE 260.  



Position Description

For details on position requirements and responsibilities, please click HERE.
Requirements for Participation
Interested students must:

  • Be referred to CZS by Morton College staff from the ECE 260 course.
  • Hold a minimum cumulative gpa of 2.5.
  • Provide proof of current tetanus immunization (within 10 years) if offered position. This is at the cost of the extern. 
  • Submit to a complete background check if offered position.

Application Details
Interested students must complete and submit a full CELO application packet as is noted here. This includes the online application, resume, cover letter, two letters of recommendation from professional references and an unofficial transcript.  

Applications should be sent via any method below:
Fax: 708-688-7304
Email: (pdf preferred)
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