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Meet a Keeper is a one-day intensive program for school students in years 9 -11 who have expressed a keen interest in pursuing a career in the Zoo industry, but are unable to attend the School Work Experience program.

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This unique program includes a seminar presented by a talented panel of Zookeepers, Zoo educators and other Zoo staff members. Students have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of zoo-keeping, including:

  • Qualifications required
  • Career opportunities
  • Core responsibilities
  • Careers structures and wages
  • Completing components of the skill book as completed by keepers undertaking the Zoo Keepers Certificate

Please complete the booking form below and return to the Education Centre.

Dates for Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo, NSW

  • Tuesday 12th August 2014
  • Tuesday 2nd September 2014
  • Tuesday 14th October 2014
  • Tuesday 18th November 2014


Download the Meet a Keeper booking form here.

Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Education Centre