Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist (13-17) @ Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach [2 September]

Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist (13-17)


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02
September
09:00 - 12:00

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Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, California 90802
Want to be an animal trainer when you grow up?

Do you need to learn about a career for a school assignment, or are you interested in a job in the animal care field? The Job Shadow series of classes at the Aquarium is perfect for either. We have four unique 3-hour classes that are sure to give you the inside scoop on a career in marine biology. Take the entire series, or just pick one.

Job shadow Classes are led by Aquarium Educators and include opportunities to interact with animal care staff.

Mammalogist:

This Job Shadow Class takes a closer look at the fascinating and competitive field of marine mammal training. During this 3-hour class participants will:

Hear from our marine mammal staff what it takes to do their jobs
Learn some of the common hand signals our trainers use while training our mammals
Visit various behind-the-scenes locations
Feed the sea otters behind-the-scenes*
Other activities may include:

Observe sea otters on exhibit while looking for discrete otter behaviors
Observe a seal and sea lion feed
Prepare food for the seals and sea lions
Meet some of the program animals our mammalogists also train
Practice training using positive reinforcement techniques on a classmate
*The Aquarium reserves the right to change the animal interactions without notice due to animal safety, exhibit maintenance, or animal health reasons.

Participants must wear closed-toe shoes for behind the scenes access!

WHEN
SATURDAY, SEP 2, 2017 | 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
SUNDAY, SEP 17, 2017 | 9:00 AM–12:00 PM

COST
$39.00 per student
$35.00 for Aquarium members

Aquarium admission not included

TICKETS
Purchase your tickets for Job Shadow here.
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Please select the correct date from the calendar to book the correct program.
Members, please call to purchase your discounted tickets.

AGES
Ages 13-17

RSVP
(562) 590-3100. Pre-registration and pre-payment required on all experiences unless noted. Cancellations made 72 hours before the program will receive a full refund. Cancellations made less than 72 hours before a program will still be charged the full program price.
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