For middle school and high school students.


Zoo Careers Exploration Day

Flamingo Exam

Date: Friday, October 13, 2023*
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Age: 14 - 19 years
Cost: $50.00 per person (scholarships available)

Welcome to Zoo Careers Exploration Day 2023! Join us this fall to learn and explore diverse career pathways and see firsthand what Woodland Park Zoo is all about! You'll hear from a career panel of zoo professionals and have a chance to ask all the questions. We’ll take you behind the scenes to see up close what different zoo careers are like, and you’ll get some tips about educational paths and experiences that can help launch you into a zoo career. And of course…you’ll get to see some animals. Don't miss out on this amazing experience!


*Friday, October 13, 2023 is a Seattle Public Schools In-service Day, no school for students. 

Our Mission

Woodland Park Zoo saves wildlife and inspires everyone to make conservation a priority in their lives.

Land Acknowledgment

Woodland Park Zoo recognizes that these are the lands of the Tribal signatories of the Treaty of Point Elliott. We acknowledge their stewardship of this place continues to this day and that it is our responsibility to join them to restore the relationship with the living world around us.

Association of Zoos & Aquariums
Seattle Parks & Recreation
Humane Certification

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