But don’t know where to start!
Do a free search on our database of hundreds of animal career profiles, or JOIN us in the most extraordinary online community to make friends, learn about the animals and discover the ways to prepare for your career!
OZT creates a safe Environment where students aged 14 and older can find all the relevant information regarding their dream career of working with animals. It helps them to make the right decisions and follow a practical path in preparing for the career, while also networking through mentorship and peer-to-peer interaction.
The OZT Animal Career Platform is a FREE resource to assist children in making informed career decisions. Most of the information is crowd-sourced through career and species experts to ensure that it remains factual and relevant. Please assist us to help the community grow!
Schools (or career councillors representing larger school districts) that want to use the Community to assist their students in making informed career choices as well as to form lasting and beneficial partnerships with other likeminded schools across the world
Search through the Career Directory to find the career profiles that you find interesting. Each profile has links to help you decide whether it is indeed the right career for you. If not, there are also different ways to look at alternatives that expand on your choices.
Use the free resources to plan your own career preparation path (CPP). Resources include:
Connect with the Animal Organizations to:
Learn about your dream Career and the Species you work with by completing the FREE Short Courses. This will help you to:
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Join the OZT Community and learn even more about your future career while meeting other students from around the world
Student members can tap into various forms of support, from being members of specific school groups to learning directly from mentors and accessing preparation resources such as job boards, a bursary list, and an animal-related events calendar.
The schools are represented in this Community by individuals (teachers or career counsellors) who want to interact with their own students on a stable and functional platform.
Educators are subject experts who want to join the Community as individuals and contribute information on the career and animals they work with. Share your knowledge and motivate the younger generation to go out and enjoy the career journey!
Animal organizations are the places that work with animals, where students may volunteer, work part time or communicate with online to help them gain experience.