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These resources below provide more information about different careers working in zoos and aquariums. For more information about careers, check out our Career Paths page or learn about current professionals through the AMZAP Network.

Check out our Educational Resources to learn about scholarships and college programs that can help prepare you for a career in a zoo or aquarium.


AMZAP members Juan Rodriguez (left) and Craig Saffoe (center) with an anesthetized cheetah.

Natalia A. Prado discusses her path to her current position as a conservation biologist.

Budhan Pukazhenthi describes his path to becoming a veterinarian and reproductive biologist.

Craig Saffoe discusses his background and experiences as a large carnivore curator.

Jesus Maldonado explains his research to conserve species.

Hilary Colton describes how she reached her current job as an animal keeper.

Daniela Chavez discusses her path to becoming a conservation biologist.

Juan Rodriguez discusses working with giant pandas in Spanish (with an English voice-over).

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