Professional Training

Internship and Residency Programs

The development of training and educational opportunities for students and professionals is one of the highest priorities for White Oak.  White Oak utilizes expert staff and infrastructure to give students and conservation program personnel introductions to, and hands-on experience with, captive conservation breeding and wildlife health programs, as well as international species-based conservation projects.  Residencies, internships, preceptorships, and summer work programs are offered.

Partner Capacity Building

White Oak utilizes expert staff and facilities to offer training programs for zoo and conservation partners who come here to gain knowledge and practical skills that build capacity at their respective institutions.  White Oak offers training in several areas including mid-size carnivore management, ungulate management, veterinary science, and program management.

Download our ungulate husbandry workshop brochure here.  This intensive workshop is designed for zoo professionals.

Download our cheetah husbandry workshop brochure here.  This intensive workshop is designed for zoo professionals.

Please email training@white-oak.org with any questions or to submit application materials for any White Oak professional training program.