Working with Animals
Studying animal-related courses can lead to a very rewarding career. From charities to zoos, farm stock to companion animals, animal care to research, you'll find many different kinds of employment to choose from.
Team Leader, RSPCA
BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Science
Being able to work with such varied and exotic species on placement was a new and exciting experience.
Animal Charity Assistant, Cats Protection
Animal Behaviour Consultant, Making Tracks
Placement definitely helped enhance my career prospects.
Senior Research Technician, ADAS
Zoo keeping has always been one of my dreams, but I never thought it would become reality.
Ruminant Technician, Harper Adams University
I plan to work in wildlife conservation in tropical countries. I believe my degree will open many doors on my chosen career path
Herpetology and Invertebrate Intern
FdSc Animal Management and Welfare
I love being able to pass on my knowledge and understanding of my subject specialism to like-minded students.
University Lecturer, Harper Adams University
I would never have thought of doing this job when I first began studying at Harper Adams but I love it.
Assistant Research Technician, ADAS
The lecturers are very supportive and it is a very close community.
BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare
One of the best things about this job is knowing that I am making a real difference to the lives of animals.
Branch Manager, RSPCA
The course teaches you about a variety of species from the ground up. We are taught about everything from basic husbandry to practical lab work.
Companion Animal Technician, HAU