Membership for Individuals

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MEMBERSHIP FOR INDIVIDUALS




Professional Associate

Designed for individuals employeed by, or actively seeking employment in, zoos and aquariums who support the mission, vision, and goals of AZA. This category is also available to those who share a non-commercial professional interest such as volunteers and docents and those in related fields like conservation, academia and government.

Benefits of Professional Associate Membership
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Professional Affiliate

Employees of an AZA-accredited Institution, Related Facility, Conservation Partner, or Commercial Member are eligible to apply for Professional Affiliate and access upgraded benefits.

Benefits of Professional Affiliate Membership
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Professional Fellow

Management-level employees at AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums, Certified Related Facilities, or Conservation Partners (supporting zoo/aquarium society organization) are eligible. Professional Fellows help shape association policy by voting in AZA elections and are eligible to chair AZA committees and be considered to serve on the Ethics Board or Board of Directors.

Benefits of Professional Fellow Membership
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Student

New in 2013! Individuals not working full-time at a zoo or aquarium, the Student category is designed for individuals preparing for a career in zoos and aquariums and are enrolled full-time or part-time in a degree-granting college or university.

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Friend

New in 2013! In addition to membership categories for professionals working in zoos and aquariums and students, a new category is available for for those who share the conservation mission of the AZA but are not working at a zoo  or aquarium.

Submit Application Online Now (My AZA Account Required)