Sandwich year placements

Sandwich Year Placements: academic year 2019-2020

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 2019, we have placement opportunities in a number of departments within the zoo:

Bristol Zoo Field Conservation Science (2 positions)

Mammals (small)

Mammals (large)


Reptiles and Amphibians



Native Species

Conservation Campaigns

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 on your covering letter. The deadline for applications is on 31st December 2018 (to start September 2019).  Placements are competitive, and interviews will take place in January/ February 2019.

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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