Four Ring-tailed Lemurs

Student Placements

Thinking of working with animals? Are you currently studying an animal related course or studying towards getting on a veterinary or animal university course and want to gain some valuable work experience? We offer a range of placements for anyone 16 years or over.

Please note we no longer accept placements from anyone under 16.

All students offered a placement must be able to provide their own steel toe capped boots and dark blue overalls.

While on placement you will be helping the keepers look after the animals, cleaning, maintaining the grounds, looking after our guests and given tasks for you to complete as part of a team of sometimes on your own.

Please note all applicants are required to complete a DBS check that we pay for. Once you have applied we will send you out the forms and how to complete the DBS process.

Placements are on a first come first serve basis and are limited to one student placement per week.

Please click the links below to complete your placement application and medical questionnaire here at the zoo.

Please complete the application via the link here

Please complete the Confidential Medical Questionnaire via the link here