"I'm really interested in the zoo specialty. What should I be doing?"
Fantastic! Thank you for your interest. This may seem evident, but if you aren't employed in a zoo, the most
"Can I apply for the exam if my required 10,000 hours work experience will be met at the exam date but not at the application deadline?"
"Before I got my zoo job, the practice I worked in saw exotic species. Can I use those hours toward the work experience requirement?"
"I work in an aquarium. Can I apply for the exam?"
"I want to apply for the test but the Case Reports are stressing me out. Do you have a sample report I can review?"
After emailing the NOTIFICATION OF INTENT to submit
an application, AVZMT will provide the applicant contact
information of the Mentorship Coordinator. It will be the
responsibility of the applicant to initiate contact if they
would like to participate in the program. The official mentor
program is only available to those candidates eligible to
submit their application within that calendar year.