Career Day- School Event

Geared towards school students in grades 9-12

Students will walk around the Zoo and gain insight and knowledge on some of the Zoo animal careers at various stations throughout the Zoo.  Students will be given a Zoo Career Portfolio booklet upon arrival to use as a guide and template building on certain skills many animal care employers look for in a qualified candidate.  The day is open format with some scheduled activities and is geared to schools attending with students in grades 9th-12th.

Date:Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time:9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Fees: $11 per student (price includes admission)

School Field Trip Reservation – Online Booking

Registration: Please click on the Register Online button above and you will be taken to the school field trip page, once affiliated to your school, select date and add Career Day Event to your students field trip. Or below select to download and email request  form. A confirmation will be sent to you via email once you have registered. Questions please email educate@mnzoo.org or call 952.431.9218.

Download School Field Trip Request Form

 

Career Day-Informational Seminars

Geared toward students in grades 7-10th

Are you interested in having an exciting career working with animals? Then this program is for you!  Join Minnesota Zoo professionals in these informational seminars to learn about science careers and receive practical advice on how to prepare for the future. This date will explore marine science-related zoo careers with the program geared toward 7-10th grade students.  We will observe some of the daily tasks of the aquarium and marine mammal staff, visit behind the scenes areas, and have the opportunity to talk to zoo professionals about their training and careers. Registrations will be accepted until noon on the Friday prior to the event. Lunch is not provided. You may bring your own lunch or eat in our “Call of the Wild Café”, lunch prices range up to $12.00.

Date: Saturday May 13, 2017
Time: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Fees: $40 per participant, $35 per participant for members

Register Online

Registration: Please click on the Register Online button above and you will be taken to the registration page. A confirmation will be sent to you via email once you have registered. Questions please email educate@mnzoo.org or call 952.431.9218.