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Zoorific Career Days


Do you know a student who is interested in a career working with animals in a zoo setting? The Akron Zoo can help those students explore career opportunities by spending time with zoo professionals in the field of animal care, education and animal training.

Akron Zoo Career Days

  • Open to 5-12th grade students
    (5th-8th graders in one session, 9th-12th graders in another)
  • The program runs from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Cost is $35 per student for Akron Zoo members, $40 per student for non-Akron Zoo members
  • Lunch is provided. Pre-registration required.

Activities include, but not limited to:

  • Guest speakers
  • Behind-the-scenes tour
  • Observing animal training
  • Animal encounters
  • Animal feedings

Thank you for participating in our Spring 2017 sessions. 

 For details or more information, call 330-375-2550, ext. 8973 or email a.hendrix@akronzoo.org