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College and Career Collaboration Day
March 11, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Do you have what it takes to work at the Zoo or in a STEM career?
Join us and find out at this unique event to meet a variety of Zoo and STEM professionals! What does it take to ensure the Zoo is ready to open, the animals are well cared for, and our guests are safe to have a great experience? How can you plan for future success through classes, internships, and specialized degrees? All this and more will be answered at designated stations featuring Zoo staff, community partners, and universities throughout the day.
Recommended for Middle and High School students. FREE with Zoo admission.
10:00 – Human Resources Q/A
10:00 – Sales & Gift Shop
10:00 – Conservation Q/A
10:30 – Alabama Wilds Keeper Chat
10:45 – Zoo Marketing Q/A
11:00 – Primates Keeper Chat
11:15 – Education Activities
11:45 – Animal Pop-Up
12:30 – Birds Keeper Chat
12:45 – Zoo Safety/Operations Q/A
1:00 – Sea Lion Training Demo
1:30 – Reptiles Keeper Chat
1:45 – Zoo Volunteers Q/A
2:00 – Elephant Training Demo
- Alabama Math Science Technology Institute
- Birmingham Botanical Gardens
- McWane Science Center
- Cahaba Riverkeeper
- Al Dept. of Conservation & Natural Resources
- Lawson State Community College
- Tuskegee University
- Jones Valley Teaching Farm
- And many more….