Nashville Zoo is proud to be a resource for our community schools by offering a variety of educational programs and volunteer opportunities that meet the needs of students.
Participation in the following programs can be used to fulfill Metro-Davidson County's Capstone requirements.
Student Interview Projects
If you would like to request an interview with a Nashville Zoo staff member, please complete this form. Please note: Interview responses will be sent via email only.
Pathway to Animal Care Careers (PACC)
Pathway to Animal Care Careers (PACC) is an opportunity for high school students in Davidson County who are interested in a career in animal care to spend a day of experiential learning at Nashville Zoo. This free program aims to help diversify the animal care workforce by reaching out to culturally and socioeconomically underrepresented demographics surrounding the Zoo and expanding students’ awareness of animal care career options.
Applications are due by October 31, 2018. See application for more details.