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 2022, we have the following placement opportunities:

Placements at Bristol Zoo

Field Conservation & Science

UK Conservation

Animal Behaviour & Welfare

Placements at Wild Place Project

Primates & Birds


The deadline for applications is Monday 6th December 2021. Interviews will take place in January 2022.

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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