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Zoology » Career Opportunities

Many people automatically think that a Zoologist is someone that works in a zoo. Zoology is the science of studying animals, which means that it is a subset of biology and therefore its scope is much wider than zoos.

 

Zoology can lead into the following careers

Zoologist

Zoologists study animals and all aspects of their lives, including their habitats, habits and anatomy.
Zoologist

Zookeeper/Zoo Manager

Zookeepers/zoo managers care for animals in zoos, wildlife parks or aquariums.
Zookeeper/Zoo Manager

Ranger

Rangers supervise, maintain, enhance and protect conservation areas.
Ranger

Taxidermist

Taxidermists prepare, repair and mount skins and skeletons of animals, birds and fish for display, research or study purposes.
Taxidermist

Animal Physiologist

Animal physiologists carry out research on how human or animal bodies work.
Animal Physiologist

Biosecurity Officer

Biosecurity officers check areas of land for harmful animals or plants and arrange for their destruction or control.
Biosecurity Officer

Ecologist

Ecologists study how plants, animals and other organisms interact with each other and their environment.
Ecologist