Embark on a journey of discovery and turn your love for carnivores into a fulfilling career – at the Wildlife Academy, happiness is finding your passion and making it your profession!
Enrolling in a vocational zookeeper program can be a life-changing experience, offering the opportunity to turn a passion for animals into a meaningful and fulfilling career that makes a positive impact on the lives of animals and the world around us.
Successful completion of Part One – Introduction to Zookeeping & Facility Operations (or equivalent) and Part Two – Advanced Zookeeping & Small Facility Management are required for Graduation and to acquire the Professional Zookeeper Certificate of Achievement.
The Professional Zookeeper Program focuses on developing the animal welfare and health related skills necessary for success in a modern animal care setting. This program also emphasizes the importance of teamwork and relationship-building in a zoological facility. Through our curriculum, students gain an in-depth understanding of the inner workings of a zoological facility and the importance of its organization to the success of animal care.
Zookeeping Internships – COMING SOON
Our internships are non-paid volunteer positions designed for those studying biology, zoology and/or wildlife management. Internship are available on a limited basis.