8 Things You Never Knew About PETA

Looking for the job of your dreams? PETA is looking for smart, compassionate, hard-working people to help rid the world of animal abuse. After you take a behind-the-scenes look at our organization, take a look at our open positions!
1. When you start working for PETA, you’ll become a part of history.

2. Every day is “Take Your Dog to Work” Day!


3. There are many ways to help animals at PETA, including through the hands-on work of the Community Animal Project.

4. When you see animals enjoying freedom for the first time, you’ll cry tears of joy.


5. These are the awesome people you’ll get to call your bosses:


 Ingrid E. Newkirk

Tracy Reiman - Baltimore demo 1994

Tracy Reiman (protesting, and getting arrested, at the National Aquarium)

Dan Mathews and Morrissey

Dan Mathews (with Morrissey)

Lisa Lange Fur demo 1994

Lisa Lange

6. Not only is it “OK” to stop on your way to work to help when you see an animal in need of assistance, it’s also a job requirement. (Did you know that PETA is on call 24/7 to help animals in need?)

7. We have vegan potlucks, and people are like:


8. Every time we celebrate a victory (and we celebrate a lot), you’ll be encouraged to keep working hard for animals.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind