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Amanda in Roseville, California

Updated 8 months ago

Tips for zoo keeper interviews. - 12 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming zoo keeper interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

zookeeper in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Updated 31 months ago

Interview please? - 2 Replies

I'm a highschooler who needs to interview a zookeeper 1. Where do you work? 2. Summarize your typical work day. 3. Where in the zoo do you...

Megan in Denver, Colorado

Updated 72 months ago

what qualifacations do you needed to be a zoo keeper? - 16 Replies

what year can you start to become a zoo keeper,

Megan in Denver, Colorado

Updated 72 months ago

Getting a zoo keeper job. - 9 Replies

How did you get your start doing zoo keeper work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

Megan in Denver, Colorado

Updated 72 months ago

im dying - 5 Replies

im dying to no how to get to be a zoo keeper im in absolute love with animals i cry my self to sleep hopeing that when i wake up 7 yrs layer ill...

Bridget Vandertie in Brussels, Wisconsin

Updated 75 months ago

Grade 10 Student requesting an interview with a zookeeper, 10 short questions. - 3 Replies

For my Careers Culminating Porject I chose the career Zookeeper to profile because I some day want to become one. If anyone would like to take the...

Surruh in Houston, Texas

Updated 80 months ago

being a zoo keeper - 2 Replies

hi i'm doing a school project were i'm looking at being a zoo keeper and i have to interveiw a zoo keeper so i was wondering if you could answer some...

SNR22 in Carbondale, Illinois

How long did it take you to find a job as a zookeeper?

I was wondering how long it took you to become a zookeeper? And what is your experience with animals before you got the job? I will be graduating...

choochoo jebus in Ipswich, United Kingdom

Updated 85 months ago

Best Zoo to work for in the USA and reasons why? - 1 Reply

Same as the title ^ Just give me your comments :)

KWiktor in Unity, Maine


Has anyone interned at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo? I got accepted for an internship but I also applied to Cincinnati and Wildlife Safari. They want me...

Keeper2Be in Roanoke, Virginia

Updated 93 months ago

Interview Preparation - 3 Replies

Hey everyone, My goal is to become a curator or assistant curator in the next few years, but I have been searching for work as a zoo keeper...

bmgayle in Romulus, Michigan

Updated 99 months ago

school project - 2 Replies

I'm working on a school project and i have some ? that i need help on. figured this was the best spot to come ask. 1) What is the Apprenticeship...

Jen in Palmdale, California

Updated 101 months ago

Zookeeper opportunies in Florida near West Palm Beach/Ft. Lauderdale/Miami area? - 1 Reply

Hello, I'm currently finishing my senior year and will be graduating in May with a degree in Wildlife Science. I'm looking to start researching...

ceefacamel in Gaillac, France

I've just finished work experience with camels - I can highly recommend it

I have just finished a 2 month work exerience placement with an animal park in France ( don't panic - the owners are English) I had the most awesome...

Davide in Verona, Italy

work reserch

I'am David, I look for a work as vet-keeper in a zoo. My big problem is that I don't speek english well, but I have work many years in a Italian's...

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Corina in Adelaide, Australia


Hi, I'm an agronomist specialized in animal production. I love to work with animals. Can I work as a zoo keeper or do I need any course? Where can I...

Helen Proctor in Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Updated 124 months ago

I am interested in Zoo keepers perspectives on enrichment - 1 Reply

Hi everyone, I am currently conducting a questionnaire about how zoo keepers view the various aspects of environmental enrichment, such as budgets...

Star in Aylesbury, United Kingdom

What is the science behind being a zoo keeper?

Need to answer this for c/w anyone help?! Thanks

greenboy in Sandgap, Kentucky

Updated 125 months ago

Top zoo keeper skills needed to get the job. - 1 Reply

What are the top 3 traits or skills every zoo keeper must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your zoo keeper expertise?

greenboy in Sandgap, Kentucky

Updated 125 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your zoo keeper career? - 1 Reply

What do you enjoy most about being a zoo keeper? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

daisy in London, United Kingdom

Updated 126 months ago

What are typical zoo keeper salaries? - 1 Reply

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

Lucy in Detroit, Michigan


hi. i just want to know what math zookeepers use and/or need for their job. It sounds like mostly measurements but i want to know if there is more...

Lucy in Detroit, Michigan


hi. i just want to know what math zookeepers use and/or need for their job. It sounds like mostly measurements but i want to know if there is more...


Are zoo keeper job opportunities growing or declining?

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most zoo keeper...


What are the best zoo keeper qualifications and training to get ahead?

What is the best training for becoming a zoo keeper? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective zoo...

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