Job Experience Program

IZE Job Experience Program 2018

With the positive feedback from all hosts and participants, IZEA is excited to launch the Job Experience Program (JEP) in 2018. IZEA encourages full or institutional members to apply for any of these experiences.

JEP 2018 Hosts

Download the All JEP 2018 Hosts Summary PDF here.  Click on the institution name to download the individual host summary PDF.

  1. Uganda Wildlife Education Centre
  2. South African Association for Marine Biological Research (SAAMBR)
  3. Ocean Park Hong Kong
  4. Wildlife Reserves Singapore
  5. Zoos Victoria
  6. Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
  7. Zoo Wroclaw
  8. Chester Zoo
  9. Edinburgh Zoo (RZSS)
  10. San Diego Zoo Global
  11. Saint Louis Zoo
  12. Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Participant application forms are due by the 31st March, 2018.


You can read the 2017 JEP participants’ reports here.


Program Timeline:

January 2018                            Host application (deadline January 31, 2018)

Early Feb 2018                         Announcement of JEP Hosts

Feb – March 2018                    Participant applications (deadline March 31, 2018)

Mid April, 2018                          Announcement of host-participant results on website

June 2018 to May 2019            Job experience period


Who can be a host? 

IZE institutional members or IZE Board Members’ institution.

Please study the (1)IZEA JEP Terms & Conditions 2018 and submit the (2) IZEA JEP Host Application Form 2018 (PDF) or IZEA JEP Host Application Form 2018 (DOCX) by January 31, 2018

The list of JEP Hosts and experience details will be available in February 2018.

Who can be a participant?

– IZE full members

– Staff members of IZE institutional members who have signed up at the time the application were made.

Please study the (1) IZEA JEP Terms & Conditions 2018 and (3) IZEA JEP Consent Form & Liabiliy Release carefully and submit the (4) IZEA JEP Participant Application Form (PDF) or IZEA JEP Participant Application Form (DOCX) by March 31, 2018.