Brookfield Zoo Hiring Update

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On March 19, Brookfield Zoo temporarily closed to the public due to the COVID-19 situation. You can read the latest updates here:  CZS Health & Safety Update, including a message from our President and CEO, Dr. Stuart Strahl, along with safety precautions we are taking during this time. 

In light of the evolving COVID situation, we temporarily paused some of our hiring, but we are continuing to hire for essential positions. We will be adding new opportunities to our on-line Career Center as the situation evolves, so please check back regularly for our list of open positions here.  he Talent Acquisition Team is working remotely at this time.  We ask your patience as we navigate the COVID situation. As a result:

Response times may be longer than normal. Interviews will be conducted via either phone and/or video technology, rather than in person.
Closely monitor your email (please be sure to check your junk and spam folders).  
During this time, we will be communicating more often by email.
If you have been contacted by a recruiter as part of the process, the recruiter will communicate with you via email with updates as soon and as often as they can. 

During this time, we invite you to stay connected with Brookfield Zoo through social media. Review the Careers section of our website for How to Apply and Frequently Asked Questions for more details. We thank you for your interest in employment with the Chicago Zoological Society and all your support.  On behalf of all of us at CZS, we hope you and your families are safe and stay well. 

 
Online Career Center

Online Career Center

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

Internships

Internships

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

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Community Outreach

Community Outreach

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