Career Day

Register Would you love to work with animals one day? Do you want to learn more about careers in animal care, education, or veterinary medicine within a zoo setting? If you answered YES, then plan on attending one of Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's Career Day events for students in middle and high school.


Career Day at the Zoo is a wild experience! Explore the professional fields of animal care, veterinary medicine, education and more. Get close to small animals, meet with Zoo staff, take a behind-the-scenes tour and get a closer look at the real work involved with these exciting careers.

Pre-Registration and waiver forms are required.

All Career Day events are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Waiver Form


All Career Day events are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Remaining schedule for 2016:

  • Friday, December 30 - 5th-8th Grade

Schedule for 2017:

  • Monday, January 16 - High School
  • Monday, February 20 - 5th-8th Grade
  • Sunday, March 5 - 5th-8th Grade
  • Tuesday, March 14 - High School
  • Wednesday, April 12 - High School
  • Wednesday, April 19 - 5th-8th Grade
  • Sunday, May 7 - 5th-8th Grade
  • Wednesday, May 24 - High School
  • Sunday, September 10 - High School
  • Friday, October 13 - 5th-8th Grade
  • Tuesday, October 17 - High School
  • Wednesday, December 27 - 5th-8th Grade


  • $45.00 for Zoo members
  • $50.00 for non-members

Price includes lunch and Zoo admission for the day.