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Work Experience

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Work Experience for Students

In the Horticulture/Park Services Unit, you will work alongside Horticulturists and perform a variety of tasks in the following areas: landscaping or nursery. The type of work available depends on the projects occurring at the time of year but may include planting, preparing landscapes, weeding, potting up plants, cleaning seed or mapping work.


In the Zoology Unit, you will work alongside Zookeepers and perform a variety of animal husbandry tasks including food preparation, enclosure cleaning, and exhibit maintenance. 

To apply, fill out the work experience form and email to or fax to 8988 7201