Vet Students

The Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital offers vet students placement to gain experience in the treatment of a diverse range of native Australian wildlife admitted.

Placements at the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital are in high demand, so it is recommended that you apply early!

What can I expect?
Students are based in the clinic, working alongside our qualified experienced veterinarians. You will have the opportunity to observe and assist with procedures, gaining unique experience with native Australian wildlife. You will be required to commit a minimum of five consecutive days for this program, working from 8:00am - 5:00pm daily.

How do I apply?
Please have your applications submitted by April the year prior to placement. No applications are accepted after the end of April, and placements will be confirmed by the end of May.

These placements are offered to international, interstate and Queensland fifth year vet students. Placements are very competitive and selections are based on the merit of a written application addressed to