Sandwich year placements

Bristol Zoological Society, Bristol Zoo Gardens and Wild Place Project offer sandwich year placements to dedicated students wishing to gain valuable work experience in preparation for their future career. 

For 2021, we have the following placement opportunities in a number of departments:

Placements at Bristol Zoo

Field Conservation & Science


Large Mammals

UK Conservation

Reptiles & Amphibians

Small Mammals

Behaviour & Welfare



Placements at Wild Place Project

Primates & Birds


The deadline for applications is 14 December 2020. Interviews will take place in January 2021.

To apply, send a CV and covering letter to outlining your areas of interest and relevant parts of your training and experience.  Please make clear the sandwich placement position you are applying for on your covering letter. Please note that as we are a charity, we cannot offer paid placements or accommodation.  Please ensure that you are able to fund yourself during this period.

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