Student Opportunities

Are you interested in learning more about human-animal interactions?

We have many opportunities and events throughout the year for students! Below is a list of our ongoing events and programs:

CHAIRE/Wilds Pseudo In-Situ Conservation Short Course

Annual course offered the first weekend of Autumn semester, including presentations, hands-on learning activities, and an overnight "bushcamp" experience at the Wilds.

Hear about students' experiences at the 2021 course at this link: Wilds Short Course

Photo of students sitting in outdoor pavilion watching speaker give presentation Group photo of students in front of rhino pen at the Wilds

Human-Animal Interactions Global Education Program

This program occurs annually, and updated information can be found at this link: HAI Global Education

Students on HAI Global Education trip in Spain   O-H-I-O Student Picture on Global Education Trip   Student on Global Education Trip to Italy   Group Photo on Global Education Trip to Italy

Undergraduate Research

If you are a student interested in research in human-animal interactions, visit our members list here for faculty profiles or email

Human-Animal Interactions Club

Did you know we also have a Human-Animal Interactions Club for undergraduate students?

To learn more about our club click this link: HAI Club Facebook

  • If you are interested in becoming a club member reach out to club president, Kali Milhoan at

hai club   HAI Club members standing in front of sloths at sloth yoga event   HAI Club volunteering at Ohio Wildlife Center   HAI Club at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium