Zoos Victoria Careers Expo

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Friday 12 July 2024


9am - 3pm


Leopard Lodge and Rainforest Room, Melbourne Zoo


Student price: $23
Adult price: $46


A maximum of one parent/guardian per child can attend.

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Are you passionate about wildlife and interested in a career with animals, conservation or the environment?

Join our experts for a full day Careers Expo at Melbourne Zoo. This event is recommended for students in Years 9-12 who are interested in exploring different careers in the world of wildlife, conservation, environment, animal welfare, and more.

Parents/guardians wishing to attend the event with their child will be required to purchase a ticket. A maximum of one parent/guardian per child can attend.

For anyone 15 years or younger attending without a parent/guardian, you will need to be signed in and out at the gate.


Students will hear from expert panel speakers comprised of a range of zoo specialists, providing advice and insights into career pathways. There will be exhibitors from scientific and educational institutions so you can learn more about programs, courses, training and other pathway opportunities for young people.

You’ll connect with like-minded peers who share your passion and experience what it is like to attend a professional conference.

In addition to access to zoo and career experts, you will also receive:
• Free entry to the zoo for the whole day
• Morning tea. BYO lunch and drink bottle. You can also buy food and drink at the Zoo’s cafes with a 10% discount on the day
• A welcome pack and itinerary on arrival
• 10% discount at the retail outlets
• The chance to win behind-the-scenes animal experience prizes

By purchasing a ticket, the parent/guardian understands the following terms and conditions:

  • There are some activities within Zoo grounds where participants will not be under the direct supervision of a staff member.
  • The participants are to remain in the Zoo grounds.
  • Participants are responsible for providing and carrying with them any personal medication. First aid will be provided by a qualified Zoos Victoria First Aid Officer.
  • Sign in and out is required for any child 15 years and under.

This event is funded by the Department of Education, Victorian Catholic Education Authority, and Vic Health.