Work experience at ZSL London Zoo & Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo are no longer able to offer work experience placements on the animal keeping sections. We wish you luck in finding a placement elsewhere.

For more information about working with animals, please see our information booklet below.

ZSL Information booklet about careers with animals (8.86 MB)

 

Zoo Veterinary Careers Day

ZSL London Zoo is excited to announce our new Zoo Veterinary Careers Days! This one-day interactive course is aimed at 13-18 year olds who want to work within the zoo veterinary career – as vets, vet nurses or as enrichment and behaviour experts.

Find out more about Zoo Veterinary Careers Day

ZSL Zoo Academy

ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo are pleased to announce an exciting animal based course designed for 15-17 year olds who wish to become vets, vet nurses, zoo keepers or complete other animal related studies.

Find out more about Zoo Academy

 

Veterinary Work Experience

ZSL offers places at ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo for qualified and trainee veterinary nurses during July – September each year.

Find out more about Veterinary Work Experience

 

Extra Mural Studies

ZSL offers Extra Mural Studies (EMS) placements for veterinary undergraduates each summer.

Find out more about Extra Mural Studies placements