How to Apply

How to Apply
If you would like to be considered for a current position with the Chicago Zoological Society, you will need to visit our online Career Center by clicking the button below.

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Chicago Zoological Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/V/D

The Chicago Zoological Society, which operates Brookfield Zoo, is committed to equal employment opportunity and In support of our diversity initiative, we take action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, people of color, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

ADA Accommodations

The Chicago Zoological Society offers reasonable accommodations that provide applicants with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in the employment application process and to be considered for a job. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to complete an application or to complete any other part of the application process, please complete the ADA Accommodation Request Form for Applicants or contact the Society's ADA Coordinator at 708-688-8338.

General Information

All applications and resumes are received and handled by the Human Resources Department. Due to the large volume of applications received, you will only be contacted directly if an interview is desired. The application/resume review process may take several weeks. Phone inquiries are discouraged due to the large number of applications received.
If you are interested in another opportunity after you submitted your information, to be considered, you will need to apply for the other position through the online Career Center by clicking the green button at the top of the page.

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Online Career Center

Online Career Center

Visit our online Career Center to search for job openings and to apply for a position with the Chicago Zoological Society.

Internships at Brookfield Zoo


Our College Experiential Learning Opportunities (C.E.L.O.) program include internships and research opportunities in a variety of areas and fields.

Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare

Read about our innovative practices in animal welfare to ensure the ultimate care of our individual animals.

Community Outreach

Community Outreach

Learn about our community-based programming that is sure to engage and educate our next generation of environmental stewards.!