Do you want to pursue a Zoo Career?
There are several career paths you can pursue within a zoo, including zoo keeping, veterinary science, biology & zoology, education... If you are unsure what path is the right for you, check out the BIAZA's Zoo Careers Guide and the AZA's Types of Zoo and Aquarium Jobs.
Photo: Dallas Zoo
What to study?
Depending on the country, there are different education paths you can pursue if you are interested in working in a zoo. Biology, Zoology, Veterinary Science, Animal Behaviour & Welfare are all relevant subjects for a zoo job.
However, some countries offer very specific courses on the subject. You might be interested in studying one of these if you want to have a zoo specific education.
Check out our list of zoo-focused undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses and research opportunities: