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Work Experience

Student Work Experience Placements in the Animal Keeping Department

To apply for a placement after this date, please read the following criteria to determine whether you qualify:

  • You must be available for a 3 consecutive weeks placement (Monday-Friday) and;
  • You must be a minimum age of 18 years and;
  • You must be enrolled on or currently studying for an animal-related course at Level 3 or above

Please note accommodation and transport must be arranged independently and funded by the student.

If you meet all of the above criteria and would like to be considered for a work experience placement, please download the Application Pack. You should then forward your completed Application Form, Tutor Statement and signed Privacy Statement by email to  workexperience@twycrosszoo.org or by post to HR Department, Twycross Zoo, East Midland Zoological Society, Burton Road, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 3PX.

Twycross Zoo Application Pack for Work Experience

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