Your Zoo Career
Curious about working in a zoo or aquarium?
We don’t offer job shadow experiences. But we do offer some other great opportunities for people of all ages interested in a career in zoo and aquarium animal care. They won’t include feeding baby leopards – but they’re still awesome.
Other Career Paths
Steps to a Career
Find out more about zoo careers on these websites.
- Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)
- American Association of Zookeepers (AAZK)
- Scripps Institution of Oceanography – Study Oceanography
- St. Louis Zoo – So You Want to be a Zookeeper?
- Vancouver Aquarium – Careers
- Woodland Park Zoo – Careers
- MarineBio – Study Courses
- National Marine Mammal Foundation – Internships
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – Marine Biology