Sandwich Year Placements: academic year 2017-18

Bristol Zoological Society and Bristol Zoo Gardens offer sandwich year placements to dedicated students wishing to gain valuable work experience in preparation for their future career. For 2017/18 we have placement opportunities in a number of departments within the zoo:

Field Conservation & Science Department (2 positions)

Conservation Campaigns

​Mammals (small)

Mammals (large)

Reptiles and Amphibians



Native Species



Click on the links above to find further information on each placement available.

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 in your covering letter.  The deadline for applications is 31st December 2016 (to start September 2017).  Placements are competitive and interviews will take place in February.

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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