Brookfield Zoo: King Conservation Science Scholars

Brookfield Zoological Society LogoGain Valuable Life, Job, and College Skills!
Join the Chicago Zoological Society’s
King Conversation Science Scholars Program

For more information, visit or call 708-688-8304

The Program Offers:

  • Workshops on various animal conservation topics
  • Career and college readiness workshops
  • Independent project opportunities
  • Access to professionals in various animal fields
  • Behind-the-scenes tours
  • Transportation to Brookfield Zoo

What you Gain:

  • The opportunity to meet new and diverse people
  • Public speaking skills
  • 120 hours per year that count for school service requirement
  • Potential paid opportunities and scholarships

Please note: You must have a 2.0 GPA and be entering grade 9, 10, or 11.


The Chicago Zoological Society is committed to developing an inclusive environment in which people of all abilities can be conversation leaders. Through our Zoo for All initiative, CVS is proud to welcome participants with special needs, including physical disabilities, autism, sensory processing disorders, and attention deficit disorders. Now accepting applications.